Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanolobus bombayensis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 22
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.5
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 7.2
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.3
  • NaCl maximal: 2
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.5
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.5

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.156
  • Doubling time [h]: 4.5
  • Growth factor: -1
  • Growth Stimulators: yeast extract,peptones

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: P. Kadam et al.; 1994; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 44; p. 603
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-7082
  • Other collections: OCM 438
  • Type strain: MCM B706
  • G+C content: 39.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample isolated from Arabian Sea sediments obtained near Bombay, India.

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: feeds
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: