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Methanoplanus endosymbiosus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 16
  • Temperature max.: 36
  • Temperature optimal min.: 32
  • Temperature optimal max.: 32

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.2
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.75
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.25
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.25

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.139
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.8
  • Length min.: 1.6
  • Length max.: 3.4

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: J. van Bruggen et al.; 1986; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 144; p. 367
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3599
  • Other collections: OCM 102
  • Type strain: MC1
  • G+C content: 38.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Endosymbionts in the marine ciliate Metopus contortus Quennerstedt.

Substrate

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