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Methanococcus vannielii

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, authors: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://icsp.org/subcommittee/methanoarchaea/species/mcs_vannielii.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.:
  • Temperature max.:
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 7.4
  • pH maximum: 9.2
  • pH optimal min.: 8
  • pH optimal max.: 8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

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

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Stadtman et al.; 1951; J. Bacteriol.; vol. 62; p. 269
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-1224
  • Other collections: ATCC 35089, JCM 13029, OCM 148
  • Type strain: SB
  • G+C content: 33

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of a black mud from the east shore of San Francisco Bay.

Substrate

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