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Methanohalophilus halophilus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 18
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 26
  • Temperature optimal max.: 36

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.3
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.4

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.3
  • NaCl maximal: 3.5
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.6
  • NaCl optimal max.: 2.5

Growth rate

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

Morphology

  • Motility: unavailable
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): unavailable

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.2
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other: T. Wilharm et al.; 1991; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 41; p. 558
  • Main: T. Zhilina et al.; 1984; Mikrobiologiya; vol. 52; p. 375
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Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3094
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1071, OCM 160, INMI Z-7982, VKM Z-7982, Z-7982
  • Type strain: Z-7982
  • G+C content: 44

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from marine cyanobacterial mat.

Substrate

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