Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanobrevibacter arboriphilus

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, authors: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://icsp.org/subcommittee/methanoarchaea/species/msp_stadtmanae.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 7.5
  • pH optimal max.: 8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.053
  • Doubling time [h]: 13
  • Growth factor: Vitamins
  • Growth Stimulators: generally organic compounds

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.6
  • Width max.: 0.6
  • Length min.: 2.7
  • Length max.: 2.7

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: J. Zeikus et al.; 1975; Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek; vol. 41; p. 543
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-1125
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: DH1
  • G+C content: 27.5

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other: 1
  • Description: Samples of a wetwood cores from Wisconsin, and western cottonwood trees located on the banks of Cottonwood Creek in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

Substrate

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