Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanocorpusculum aggregans

phase-contrast microscopy, scale bar: 10 μm, authors: B.M Ollivier et al., public domain link: http://img.springerimages.com/Images/SpringerBooks/BOK=0-387-30743-5/PRT=1/CHP=10_10.1007-0-387-30743-5_10/MediaObjects/WATER_0-387-30743-5_10_Fig9_HTML.jpg


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanomicrobiales
  • Family: Methanocorpusculaceae
  • Genus: Methanocorpusculum

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.342231348392
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.00342231348392
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.00342231348392

Growth rate

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

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 0.5
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: B. Ollivier et al.; 1985; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 35; p. 127
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3027
  • Other collections: OCM 21, OGC 21
  • Type strain: MSt
  • G+C content: 52

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a sewage sludge digestor at Bourg en Bresse, France.

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:
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol:
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: