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Methanogenium organophilum


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 30
  • Temperature max.: 39
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 6.4
  • pH optimal max.: 7.3

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal:
  • NaCl maximal:
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.342231348392
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.116
  • Doubling time [h]: 6
  • Growth factor: acetate/ethanol, aminobenzoate, biotin, B12, tungsten
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 0.5
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: F. Widdel et al.; 1988; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 150; p. 477
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3596
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-914, OCM 72
  • Type strain: CV
  • G+C content: 46.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sediment sample from a deep sea hydrothermal area (-2003 Im) at Guaymas Basin (Baja California).

Substrate

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