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Methanocaldococcus fervens


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanococci
  • Order: Methanococcales
  • Family: Methanocaldococcaceae
  • Genus: Methanocaldococcus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 48
  • Temperature max.: 92
  • Temperature optimal min.: 85
  • Temperature optimal max.: 85

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 7.6
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.0855578370979
  • NaCl maximal: 0.855578370979
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.513347022587
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.513347022587

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 2.1
  • Doubling time [h]: 0.33
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract, casamino acids, tripticase, selenite, tungsten

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: C. Jeanthon et al.; 1999; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 49; p. 583
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4213
  • Other collections: JCM 15782
  • Type strain: AG86
  • G+C content: 33

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: yes
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples from deep-sea hydrothermal vent core sample from Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California, at a depth of 2003 m.

Substrate

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