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Methanoculleus chikugoensis


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanomicrobiales
  • Family: Methanomicrobiaceae
  • Genus: Methanoculleus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 25
  • Temperature optimal max.: 25

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.7
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.015
  • Doubling time [h]: 46
  • Growth factor: yeast extract, tripticase peptone, casitone, acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: D. Dianou et al.; 2001; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 51; p. 1663
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-13459
  • Other collections: JCM 10825, NBRC 101202, OCM 785
  • Type strain: MG62
  • G+C content: 62.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Paddy field plot (Gray Lowland Soil) with long- term application of rice straw compost at the Kyushu National Agricultural Experiment Station, Chikugo, Fukuoka, Japan.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: not determined
  • 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:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: feeds
  • Butanol: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol: feeds
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: do not feed on
  • Other: