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Methanotorris igneus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 45
  • Temperature max.: 91
  • Temperature optimal min.: 88
  • Temperature optimal max.: 88

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 5.7
  • pH optimal max.: 5.7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.154004106776
  • NaCl maximal: 0.924024640657
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.308008213552
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.308008213552

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 1.662
  • Doubling time [h]: 0.417
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: unavailable
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): unavailable

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Burggraf et al.; 1990; Syst. Appl. Microbiol.; vol. 13; p. 263
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-5666
  • Other collections: JCM 11834
  • Type strain: Kol 5
  • G+C content: 32.3

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: yes
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a shallow (depth: 106 m) submarine vent system at the Kolbeinsey ridge, Iceland.

Substrate

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