Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanogenium boonei


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 5
  • Temperature max.: 25.6
  • Temperature optimal min.: 19.4
  • Temperature optimal max.: 19.4

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.4
  • pH maximum: 7.8
  • pH optimal min.:
  • pH optimal max.:

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 0.8
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.5

Growth rate

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

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 2.5
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 2.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Kendall et al.; 2007; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 73; p. 407
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-17338
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: AK 7
  • G+C content: 49.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of sediments of Skan Bay (depth 65 m), Alaska (53°N, 167°W).

Substrate

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