Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanospirillum stamsii


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 5
  • Temperature max.: 37
  • Temperature optimal min.: 20
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 10
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate:
  • Doubling time [h]:
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: Acetate and yeast extract

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.4
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 7
  • Length max.: 7.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Parshina et al.; 2014; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 64; p. 180
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-26304
  • Other collections: VKM B-2808
  • Type strain: Pt1T
  • G+C content: 40

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of granulated biomass of a two-stage low-temperature (3–8 °C) anaerobic expanded granular sludge bed (EGSB) bioreactor, fed with a mixture of volatile fatty acids (VFAs) (acetate, propionate and butyrate).

Substrate

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