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Methanofollis ethanolicus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.427789185489
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.01
  • Doubling time [h]: 72
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 2
  • Width max.: 3
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 3

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: H. Imachi et al.; 2009; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 59; p. 800
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-21041
  • Other collections: JCM 15103, NBRC 104120
  • Type strain: HASU
  • G+C content: 60.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from lotus field mud at Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan.

Substrate

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