Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosaeta pelagica

phase-contrast microscopy, scale bar: 10 µm , authors: K. Mori et al., public domain link: http://aem.asm.org/content/78/9/3416/F1.large.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 15
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 9.2
  • pH optimal min.: 7.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.2
  • NaCl maximal: 0.8
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.28
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.28

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.002
  • Doubling time [h]: 297.6
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: yest extract

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 2.5
  • Length max.: 11

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: K. Mori et al.; 2012; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 78; p. 3416
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-24271
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: 03d30q
  • G+C content: 45.4

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a tidal flat sediment in Tokyo Bay, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.

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: