Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoculleus marisnigri

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, authors: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://icsp.org/subcommittee/methanoarchaea/species/mcu_marisnigri.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 48
  • Temperature optimal min.: 20
  • Temperature optimal max.: 25

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 7.6
  • pH optimal min.: 6.2
  • pH optimal max.: 6.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.69
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.069
  • Doubling time [h]: 10
  • Growth factor: tripticase
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.3
  • Width max.: 1.3
  • Length min.: 1.3
  • Length max.: 1.3

Sources

  • Other: H. Zabel et al.; 1984; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 37; p. 308
  • Main: J. Romesser et al.; 1979; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 121; p. 147
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-1498
  • Other collections: ATCC 35101, OCM 56, OGC 56
  • Type strain: JR1
  • G+C content: 61.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sediment collected at station 1355 on R. V, Chain cruise 120/1 in the Black Sea.

Substrate

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