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Methanotorris formicicus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 55
  • Temperature max.: 83
  • Temperature optimal min.: 75
  • Temperature optimal max.: 75

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8.5
  • pH optimal min.: 6.7
  • pH optimal max.: 6.7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.0684462696783
  • NaCl maximal: 1.02669404517
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.41067761807
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.41067761807

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 1.386
  • Doubling time [h]: 0.5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Takai et al.; 2004; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 54; p. 1095
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-16983
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-687, JCM 11930
  • Type strain: Mc-S-70
  • G+C content: 32.5

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: yes
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a black smoker chimney at the Kairei field in the Central Indian Ridge.

Substrate

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