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Methanosaeta thermophila


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 37
  • Temperature max.: 70
  • Temperature optimal min.: 55
  • Temperature optimal max.: 60

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 8.4
  • pH optimal min.: 6.6
  • pH optimal max.: 6.8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.9
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.019
  • Doubling time [h]: 36
  • Growth factor: biotin
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 1.2
  • Length min.: 5
  • Length max.: 5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Patel et al.; 1990; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 40; p. 79
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Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-6194
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1166, JCM 14653, NBRC 101360
  • Type strain: PT
  • G+C content: 53.5

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a thermophilic anaerobic digestor.

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:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: