Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanothermobacter crinale

scanning electron microscopy, scale bar: 2 μm, authors: L. Cheng et al., public domain link: http://aem.asm.org/content/77/15/5212/F2.large.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 55
  • Temperature max.: 80
  • Temperature optimal min.: 65
  • Temperature optimal max.: 65

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.6
  • pH maximum: 8.9
  • pH optimal min.: 6.9
  • pH optimal max.: 6.9

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.000427789185489
  • NaCl maximal: 0.513347022587
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.000427789185489
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.000427789185489

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.046
  • Doubling time [h]: 15.12
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.3
  • Width max.: 0.3
  • Length min.: 2.2
  • Length max.: 5.9

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: L. Cheng et al.; 2008; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 77; p. 5212
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-24598
  • Other collections: ACCC 00699, JCM 17393, HMD
  • Type strain: Tm2
  • G+C content: 41.1

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of production water of oil reservoirs was collected from the Shengli oil fiel.

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: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol: do not feed on
  • Dimethyl sulfide: do not feed on
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: