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Methanococcus aeolicus


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanococci
  • Order: Methanococcales
  • Family: Methanococcaceae
  • Genus: Methanococcus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 46
  • Temperature optimal max.: 46

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 4.3
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.05
  • NaCl maximal: 1
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.2
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.4

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.5
  • Doubling time [h]: 1.38
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: Selenium

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.5
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Kendall et al.; 2006; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 57; p. 1525
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-17508
  • Other collections: OCM 812
  • Type strain: Nankai-3
  • G+C content: 32

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of sediment taken from the Nankai Trough near the coast of Japan.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate:
  • 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: do not feed on
  • 1-butanol: do not feed on
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: