Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosaeta harundinacea

transmission electron microscopy, scale bar: 1 µm, author: K. Ma et al., public domain link: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/56/1/127/F1.expansion.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 34
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 9
  • pH optimal min.: 7.2
  • pH optimal max.: 7.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.03
  • Doubling time [h]: 28
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: acetate

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 3
  • Length max.: 5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Ma et al.; 2006; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 56; p. 127
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-17206
  • Other collections: JCM 13211, CGMCC 1.5026
  • Type strain: 8Ac
  • G+C content: 60.6

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples from mesophilic UASB anaerobic digester treating beer-manufacture wastewater (Beijing, China).

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