Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanolobus tindarius

immunofluorescence microscopy, magnification: 4000, author: E. C. de Macario and A. J. L. Macario, public domain link: http://www.wadsworth.org/resnres/bios/macario/Methanolobus_tindarius.html


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 7
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 28
  • Temperature optimal max.: 28

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.06
  • NaCl maximal: 1.27
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.47
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.47

Growth rate

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

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 0.8
  • Length min.: 1.25
  • Length max.: 1.25

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: H. Konig et al.; 1982; Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Mikrobiol. Hyg. [B]; vol. 3; p. 478
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-2278
  • Other collections: ATCC 35996, OCM 150
  • Type strain: Tindari 3
  • G+C content: 45.9

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: A marine, mesophilic.

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: feeds
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide: feeds
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: