Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanocalculus halotolerans

phase-contrast microscopy, scale bar: 5 µm, authors: Ollivire et al., public domain link: http://garciajeanlouis9051.perso.neuf.fr/images/methanocalculus.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 28
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 38
  • Temperature optimal max.: 38

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 7
  • pH maximum: 8.4
  • pH optimal min.: 7.6
  • pH optimal max.: 7.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 2.13894592745
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.855578370979
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.855578370979

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.058
  • Doubling time [h]: 12
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: B. Ollivier et al.; 1998; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 48; p. 823
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-14092
  • Other collections: OCM 470
  • Type strain: SEBR 4845
  • G+C content: 55

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample collected from the well-head of the Scheibenhardt NDL 103 oilfield in Alsace (France).

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin:
  • Di-methylamin:
  • Tri-methylamin: do not feed on
  • CO:
  • Ethanol:
  • 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: not supporting: lactate, glucose