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Methanofollis liminatans


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

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

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.6
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.082
  • Doubling time [h]: 8.5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: tungsten

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.5
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Zellner et al.; 1990; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 153; p. 287
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4140
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: GKZPZ
  • G+C content: 59.3

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of anaerobically treated waste water, obtained from a Biohochreaktor of Hoechst company (Kelsterbach, Frankfurt/ Main, FRG).

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: do not feed on
  • 2-propanol: feeds
  • Butanol: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol: feeds
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: not supporting :2-pentanol, cycloheksanol