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Methanoculleus palmolei


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 22
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.9
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.051
  • Doubling time [h]: 13.5
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators: potasium, tungsten

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.25
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 1.25
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Zellner et al.; 1998; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 48; p. 1111
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4273
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: INSLUZ
  • G+C content: 59

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a biogas reactor of a palm oil plant on North-Sumatra (Indonesia), which was operated at 55 °C.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: feeds
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin:
  • Di-methylamin: do not feed on
  • Tri-methylamin:
  • CO:
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol: do not feed on
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: feeds
  • Butanol: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol: feeds
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: not suppoting:2-pentanol, 2,3-butanodiol, lactate