Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanobacterium petrolearium

phase-contrast microscopy, scale bar: 4 µm, authors: K. Mori, public domain link: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/61/1/138/suppl/DC1


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 9
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 1.2
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.018
  • Doubling time [h]: 39.5
  • Growth factor: acetate, yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: variable
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.3
  • Width max.: 0.3
  • Length min.: 2.4
  • Length max.: 4.7

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Mori et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 138
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-22353
  • Other collections: NBRC 105198
  • Type strain: Mic5c12
  • G+C content: 38.3

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other: 1
  • Description: Sample from sludge deposited in a crude oil storage tank in Japan.

Substrate

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