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Methanoculleus horonobensis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 42

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.8
  • pH maximum: 8.2
  • pH optimal min.: 6.7
  • pH optimal max.: 6.8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 1.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.2

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.1
  • Doubling time [h]: 6.93
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract, CoM, acetate

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.7
  • Width max.: 1.6
  • Length min.: 0.7
  • Length max.: 1.6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Shimizu et al.; 2013; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 63; p. 4320
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM 21626
  • Other collections: JCM 15517
  • Type strain: T10
  • G+C content: 62.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: The groundwater sample collected from the Wakkanai formation, a Miocene diatomaceous shale in northernmost Japan.

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