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Methanobrevibacter thaueri


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.:
  • Temperature max.:
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate:
  • Doubling time [h]:
  • Growth factor: acetate, yeast extract, trypticase
  • Growth Stimulators: none

Morphology

  • Motility: nd
  • Shape: Coccobacillus
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 0.6
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Miller et al.; 2002; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 52; p. 819
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-11995
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: CW
  • G+C content: 38

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: yes
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of cow feaces.

Substrate

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