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Methanofollis tationis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.3
  • pH maximum: 8.8
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 1
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.058
  • Doubling time [h]: 12
  • Growth factor: acetate, yeast extract, peptone, heavy metal solution
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: H. Zabel et al.; 1984; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 37; p. 308
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-2702
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1078, OCM 159, BCRC 16169, CCRC 16169
  • Type strain: DSM 2702
  • G+C content: 54

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: yes
  • Other:
  • Description: Mud samples from a small (Atacama desert in Northern Chile close to the oasis of San Petro di Atacama on Mount Tatio at an altitude of 4750 m).

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: 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: not supporting: ethyl acetate