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Methanobacterium movens


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanobacteria
  • Order: Methanobacteriales
  • Family: Methanobacteriaceae
  • Genus: Methanobacterium

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 38

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 9
  • pH optimal min.: 6
  • pH optimal max.: 9

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.027
  • Doubling time [h]: 25.66
  • Growth factor: yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: positiv
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: J. Zhu et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 2974
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-25945
  • Other collections: JCM 15415, CGMCC AS 1.5093
  • Type strain: TS-2
  • G+C content: 39.5

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sediment samples collected from Tuosu lake, Qaidam Basin.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin:
  • Di-methylamin:
  • Tri-methylamin: do not feed on
  • CO:
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol: do not feed on
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: