Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanocella arvoryzae

scanning electron microscopy, scale bar: 0.5 μm, authors: S. Sakai et al., public domain link: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/suppl/2010/11/10/60.12.2918.DC1/ijs020883FigS1.jpg


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanocellales
  • Family: Methanocellaceae
  • Genus: Methanocella

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 37
  • Temperature max.: 55
  • Temperature optimal min.: 45
  • Temperature optimal max.: 45

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 7.8
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.342231348392
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.087
  • Doubling time [h]: 8
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators: easyt extract

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.7
  • Length min.: 1.3
  • Length max.: 2.8

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Sakai et al.; 2010; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 60; p. 2918
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-22066
  • Other collections: NBRC 105507
  • Type strain: MRE50
  • G+C content: 56.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a rice field soil in Italy.

Substrate

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