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Methanococcoides alaskense


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanosarcinales
  • Family: Methanosarcinaceae
  • Genus: Methanococcoides

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 2.3
  • Temperature max.: 28.4
  • Temperature optimal min.: 23.6
  • Temperature optimal max.: 23.6

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 6.3
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 0.7
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.4

Growth rate

  • Growth rate:
  • Doubling time [h]:
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  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.5
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: N. Singh et al.; 2005; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 55; p.2531
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-17273
  • Other collections: OCM 775
  • Type strain: AK-5
  • G+C content: 41.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from permanently cold, anoxic marine sediments at Skan Bay, Alaska.

Substrate

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