Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoplanus limicola

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


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 17
  • Temperature max.: 41
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.:
  • pH optimal max.:

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.0684462696783
  • NaCl maximal: 0.855578370979
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.171115674196

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.099
  • Doubling time [h]: 7
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.1
  • Width max.: 0.3
  • Length min.: 1.6
  • Length max.: 2.8

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Wildgruber et al.; 1982; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 132; p. 31
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-2279
  • Other collections: ATCC 35062, OCM 101
  • Type strain: M3
  • G+C content: 42.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of swamp drilling waste in Italy.

Substrate

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