Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanolobus psychrophilus

transmission electron microscopy, scale bar: 0.5 µm, author: G.Zhang et al., public domain link: http://aem.asm.org/content/74/19/6114/F1.large.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 0
  • Temperature max.: 25
  • Temperature optimal min.: 18
  • Temperature optimal max.: 18

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.005
  • NaCl maximal: 0.8
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.2
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.25

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.063
  • Doubling time [h]: 15.873
  • Growth factor: biotin
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: nd
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction: not determined
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.9
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 1.2

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: G. Zhang et al.; 2008; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 74; p. 6114
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM:
  • Other collections: JCM 14818, CGMCC 1.5060
  • Type strain: R15
  • G+C content: 44.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: yes
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description:

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: