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Methanocalculus pumilus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 9
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 1.19780971937
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.171115674196

Growth rate

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

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 1

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Mori et al.; 2000; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 50; p. 1723
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-12632
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-129, JCM 10627
  • Type strain: KHT-1
  • G+C content: 51.9

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Leachate samples taken from pipes (25 cm in diameter), used for monitoring sinkage and water quality, at the Osaka North Port Sea-Based Solid-Waste-Disposal Site in Japan.

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: do not feed on
  • 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: pyruvate, glucose