Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoplanus petrolearius

scanning electron microscopy, scale bar: 1 µm, authors: E. Brambilla et al., public domain link: http://www.standardsingenomics.org/index.php/sigen/article/viewFile/118/399/3346


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 35
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.3
  • pH maximum: 8.4
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.855578370979
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.171115674196
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.513347022587

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.069
  • Doubling time [h]: 10
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: variable
  • Shape: Irregular disc
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 3
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 3

Sources

  • Other: E. Brambilla et al.; 2010; Standards in Genomic Sciences; vol. 3
  • Main: B. Ollivier et al.; 1997; FEMS Microbiol. Lett.; vol. 147; p. 51
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-11571
  • Other collections: OCM 486, SEBR 4847
  • Type strain: SEBR 4847
  • G+C content: 47.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample collected from the well-head of an offshore oil field of the Gult of Guinea, West Africa.

Substrate

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