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Methanocorpusculum bavaricum


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

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

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal:
  • NaCl maximal:
  • NaCl optimal min.:
  • NaCl optimal max.:

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.139
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • Growth factor: rumen fluid, yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators: tungsten

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Zellner et al.; 1989; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 151; p. 381
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4179
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-929, OCM 127
  • Type strain: SZSXXZ
  • G+C content: 51.3

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of anaerobic sediment of a wastewater treatment pond of the sugar factory in Regensburg (FRG).

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: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol: do not feed on
  • 1-butanol: do not feed on
  • 2-propanol: feeds
  • Butanol: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: not supporting:cyclohexanol