Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosaeta concilii

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, authors: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://www.the-icsp.org/misc/methanogens_images/images/Mst_concilii.jg


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanosarcinales
  • Family: Methanosaetaceae
  • Genus: Methanosaeta

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.6
  • pH maximum: 7.8
  • pH optimal min.: 7.1
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.011
  • Doubling time [h]: 65
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: acetate

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1.3
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Patel et al.; 1990; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 40; p. 79
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3671
  • Other collections: ATCC 35969, JCM 10134, BCRC 16173, CCRC 16173, NBRC 103675, NRC 2989, OCM 69, OGC 69
  • Type strain: GP6
  • G+C content: 49

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from pear waste fermentor inoculated with anaerobic sludge from the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton sewage treatment facility.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: do not feed on
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: feeds
  • 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:
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide: do not feed on
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: