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Methanobacterium veterum


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 46
  • Temperature optimal min.: 28
  • Temperature optimal max.: 28

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.2
  • pH maximum: 9.4
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.05
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.05

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.03
  • Doubling time [h]: 23.1
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: acetate

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.45
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 8

Sources

  • Other: E. Rivkina et al.; 2007; FEMS microbiology ecology; vol. 61; p.1
  • Main: K. Krivushin et al.; 2010; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 60; p. 455
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-19849
  • Other collections: VKM B-2440
  • Type strain: MK4
  • G+C content: 33.8

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples selected from deep (28 m beneath surface) late Pliocene permafrost 26 (Kolyma lowland, 70°06’N, 154° 04’E).

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: not determined
  • Methylamin: do not feed on
  • 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: feeds
  • Other: