Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanolobus profundi


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 9
  • Temperature max.: 37
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 30

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.1
  • pH maximum: 7.8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 1
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.35
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.35

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.139
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • Growth factor: -1
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.9
  • Width max.: 0.9
  • Length min.: 1.2
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: H. Mochimaru et al.; 2009; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 59; p. 714
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-21213
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: MobM
  • G+C content: 42.4

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from deep subsurface sediments from a natural gas field filled with ancient seawater (Mobara, Japan).

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: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol:
  • Butanol: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide: do not feed on
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: