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Methanothermobacter wolfeii


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 37
  • Temperature max.: 74
  • Temperature optimal min.: 55
  • Temperature optimal max.: 65

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8.2
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate:
  • Doubling time [h]:
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  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.4
  • Length min.: 2.4
  • Length max.: 2.7

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: J. Winter et al.; 2000; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 50; p. 43
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-2970
  • Other collections: ATCC 43096, JCM 14652, NBRC 100332, OCM 154, VKM B-1829
  • Type strain: DSM2970
  • G+C content: 61

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of a a mixture of sewage sludge and river sediment.

Substrate

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