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Methanothermobacter thermoflexus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

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

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 7.9
  • pH optimal max.: 8.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal:
  • NaCl maximal:
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.0171115674196
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.513347022587

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.198
  • Doubling time [h]: 3.5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: unavailable
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): unavailable

Dimensions [μm]

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Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Kotelnikova et al.; 1993; Syst. Appl. Microbiol.; vol. 16; p. 427
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-7268
  • Other collections: ATCC 51444, OCM 571, VKM B-1963
  • Type strain: IDZ
  • G+C content: 55

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sludge samples from the anaerobic digestor sludge operating on waste waters containing methacrylates.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate:
  • Methanol: not determined
  • Methylamin:
  • Di-methylamin:
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  • CO:
  • Ethanol:
  • 1-propanol:
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  • Cyclopentanol:
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  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: