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Methanobacterium thermaggregans


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 50
  • Temperature max.: 70
  • Temperature optimal min.: 65
  • Temperature optimal max.: 65

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 9.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.198
  • Doubling time [h]: 3.5
  • Growth factor: None
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.4
  • Length min.: 4
  • Length max.: 8

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Blotevogel et al.; 1985; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 142; p. 218
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3266
  • Other collections: ATCC 43168, OCM 141, VKM B-1959
  • Type strain: DSM3266
  • G+C content: 42

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of cattle pasture mud.

Substrate

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