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Methanolobus oregonensis


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 10
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 35
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 7.6
  • pH maximum: 9.4
  • pH optimal min.: 8.2
  • pH optimal max.: 9.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 1.6
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.48
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.48

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.1
  • Doubling time [h]: 6.9
  • Growth factor: biotin, thiamine
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • 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: Y. Liu et al.; 1990; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 40; p. 111
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-5435
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-928, OCM 99, OGI 99
  • Type strain: WAL1
  • G+C content: 40.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from a slurry of subsurface solids from a saline, alkaline aquifer (West Alkali Lake, south central Oregon).

Substrate

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