Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanohalophilus levihalophilus


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.2
  • pH maximum: 8.3
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.2
  • NaCl maximal: 1.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.35
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.4

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.039
  • Doubling time [h]: 18
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.7
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 0.7
  • Length max.: 1

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Katayama et al.; 2014; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; in press
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM 28452
  • Other collections: NBRC 110099
  • Type strain: GTA13
  • G+C content: 43.7

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from natural gas-bearing confined aquifers recharged by paleo-seawater in the Minami-Kanto gas field, Japan.

Substrate

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