Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanomicrobium mobile

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, author: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://www.wadsworth.org/resnres/bios/macario/Methanomicrobium_mobile.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 30
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.9
  • pH maximum: 7.7
  • pH optimal min.: 6.1
  • pH optimal max.: 6.9

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

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

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.7
  • Width max.: 0.7
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Paynter et al.; 1968; J. Bacteriol.; vol. 95; p. 1943
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-1539
  • Other collections: ATCC 35094, JCM 10551,
  • Type strain: BP
  • G+C content: 49

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: yes
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of bovine rumen fluid.

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:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol:
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: