Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanohalophilus portucalensis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 25
  • Temperature max.: 48
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8.4
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.9
  • NaCl maximal: 3.5
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.5
  • NaCl optimal max.: 2

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.14
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • 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.: 0.6
  • Width max.: 0.6
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: D. Boone et al.; 1993; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 43; p. 430
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-7471
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-912, OCM 59
  • Type strain: FDF-1
  • G+C content: 43

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of sediments from a salinarium in Figiera da Foz, Portugal.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: do not feed on
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: feeds
  • Methylamin: feeds
  • Di-methylamin: feeds
  • 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: