Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanocorpusculum labreanum


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.513347022587
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.075
  • Doubling time [h]: 9.2
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 0.4
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: Y. Zhao et al.; 1989; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 39; p. 10
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4855
  • Other collections: ATCC 43576, OCM 1, OGC 1
  • Type strain: Z
  • G+C content: 50

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample collected from an active, gas-producing area of Tar Pit Lake at the LaBrea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, California.

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