Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanospirillum lacunae


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanomicrobiales
  • Family: Methanospirillaceae
  • Genus: Methanospirillum

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 37
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 9.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.17
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.021
  • Doubling time [h]: 32.2
  • Growth factor: acetate
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.6
  • Length min.: 11
  • Length max.: 25

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Iino et al.; 2010; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 60; p. 2563
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-22751
  • Other collections: JCM 16384, NBRC 104920
  • Type strain: Ki8-1
  • G+C content: 45.3

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: yes
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Soil sample collected from a puddle at Kisarazu, Chiba, 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:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol: do not feed on
  • Butanol: do not feed on
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol: do not feed on
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: