Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoculleus receptaculi


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 30
  • Temperature max.: 65
  • Temperature optimal min.: 50
  • Temperature optimal max.: 55

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 8.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.084
  • Doubling time [h]: 8.25
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1.7
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 1.7

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: L. Cheng et al.; 2008; FEMS Microbiol. Lett.; vol. 285; p. 65
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-18860
  • Other collections: CGMCC 1.5087
  • Type strain: ZC-2
  • G+C content: 55.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other: 1
  • Description: Sample of oil production water from Block L801 of Shengli oil field in China.

Substrate

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