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Methanogenium marinum


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 5
  • Temperature max.: 25
  • Temperature optimal min.: 25
  • Temperature optimal max.: 25

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 7.7
  • pH optimal min.: 6
  • pH optimal max.: 6.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.25
  • NaCl maximal: 1.25
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.4
  • NaCl optimal max.: 1.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.021
  • Doubling time [h]: 33
  • Growth factor: acetate, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B12, peptones
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 1.2
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Chong et al.; 2002; Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek; vol. 81; p. 263
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-15558
  • Other collections: OCM 752
  • Type strain: AK-1
  • G+C content:

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, 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: do not feed on
  • CO:
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol: do not feed on
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: do not feed on
  • Other: