Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoculleus submarinus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 45

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 4.8
  • pH maximum: 8.7
  • pH optimal min.: 5.1
  • pH optimal max.: 7.7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 1.7
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.4

Growth rate

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

Morphology

  • Motility: 0
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): 0

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: J. Mikucki et al.; 2003; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 69; p. 3311
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-15122
  • Other collections: OCM 780, SMCC 780W
  • Type strain: Nankai-1
  • G+C content:

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a core (BH-1) from a depth of 247 m below the sediment surface, Nankai Trough (water depth 950 m).

Substrate

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