Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanobrevibacter oralis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 39
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.2
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.9
  • pH optimal max.: 7.4

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.2
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.01
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.046
  • Doubling time [h]: 15
  • Growth factor: MB medium
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 0.7
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: A. Ferrari et al.; 1994; Curr. Microbiol.; vol. 29; p. 7
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-7256
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: ZR
  • G+C content: 28

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: yes
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Subgingival samples from ten healthy volontiers (Italy).

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:
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol:
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: do not feed on
  • Other: