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Methanocorpusculum sinense


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

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: 0.035
  • Doubling time [h]: 20
  • Growth factor: rumen fuid, yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators: tungsten

Morphology

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

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-4274
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-933, OCM 128
  • Type strain: China Z
  • G+C content: 50

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of the effluent of a fixed-bed pilot fermentation plant for anaerobic treatment of distillery wastes, operated at the Biogas Research and Training Centre of Asia and the Pacific in Chengdu, Sichuan, China.

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: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: not supporting: cyclohexanol