Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanocalculus natronophilus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 14
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 8
  • pH maximum: 10.2
  • pH optimal min.: 9
  • pH optimal max.: 9.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.9
  • NaCl maximal: 3.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 1.4
  • NaCl optimal max.: 1.9

Growth rate

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

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.2
  • Width max.: 1.2
  • Length min.: 0.2
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Zhilina et al.; 2014; Microbiology; vol. 82; p. 698
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-25006
  • Other collections: VKM B-2765
  • Type strain: Z-7105
  • G+C content: 50.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples taken from bottom sediments of Tanatar soda lakes (Altai, Russia) and from the collectors in the vicinity of these lakes.

Substrate

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