Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosphaerula palustris

transmission electron microscopy, scale bar: 0.5 μm, authors: H. Cadillo-Quiroz et al., public domain link: http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Methanosphaerula_palustris


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 14
  • Temperature max.: 35
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 4.8
  • pH maximum: 6.4
  • pH optimal min.: 5.5
  • pH optimal max.: 5.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.0855578370979
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.015
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.035

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.036
  • Doubling time [h]: 19
  • Growth factor: Vitamins, coenzyme M, acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other: H. Cadillo-Quiroz et al.; 2008; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 74; p. 2059
  • Main: H. Cadillo-Quiroz et al.; 2009; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 59; p. 928
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-19958
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1565
  • Type strain: E1-9c
  • G+C content: 55.4

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from minerotrophic fen peatland, Michigan Hollow (New York State (42°21' N, 76°28' W)).

Substrate

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