Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanoregula formicica


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 33

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 7
  • pH maximum: 7.6
  • pH optimal min.: 7.4
  • pH optimal max.: 7.4

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.171
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.042
  • Doubling time [h]: 16.6
  • Growth factor: acetate, yeast extract
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 2.6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: Y. Yashiro et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 53
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-22288
  • Other collections: NBRC 105244
  • Type strain: SMSP
  • G+C content:

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a mesophilic, granular sludge in a UASB reactor used to treat a beer brewery effluent (Japan).

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: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol: do not feed on
  • 1-butanol: do not feed on
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol: do not feed on
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: not supporting:pyruvate