Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoregula boonei


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanomicrobiales
  • Family: Methanoregulaceae
  • Genus: Methanoregula

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 4.5
  • pH maximum: 5.5
  • pH optimal min.: 5.1
  • pH optimal max.: 5.1

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.05
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.017
  • Doubling time [h]: 44
  • Growth factor: acetate, coenzym M, vitamins, yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.2
  • Width max.: 0.3
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 3

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Brauer et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 45
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-21154
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1327, JCM 14090
  • Type strain: 6A8
  • G+C content: 54.5

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from McLean bog, an acidic (pH 4.0–4.5) and ombrotrophic (rain-fed) site near Ithaca, NY, USA (42° 30' N, 76° 30' W).

Substrate

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