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Methanocalculus chunghsingensis


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanomicrobiales
  • Family: Methanocalculaceae
  • Genus: Methanocalculus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 7.2
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 2.05338809035
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.171115674196

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.021
  • Doubling time [h]: 33
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators: tungsten

Morphology

  • Motility: variable
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 1.6
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 1.6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Lai et al.; 2004; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 54; p. 183
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-14539
  • Other collections: OCM 772
  • Type strain: K1F9705b
  • G+C content: 50

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples from an estuary in Eriln Shi, near Wang-gong, Taiwan.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin:
  • 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: not determined
  • Other: