Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanolobus vulcani

scanning electron microscopy, scale bar: 1 µm, author: H. König et al., public domain link: http://garciajeanlouis9051.perso.neuf.fr/images/methanolobus_vulcani.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 13
  • Temperature max.: 45
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7.2
  • pH optimal max.: 7.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.1
  • NaCl maximal: 1.2
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.5
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.5

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.13
  • Doubling time [h]: 5.33
  • Growth factor: biotin
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 1.25
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 1.25

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: P. Kadam et al.; 1995; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 45; p. 400
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3029
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-932, OCM 157
  • Type strain: PL-12/M
  • G+C content: 39

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of sea sediments near Vulcano Island, Italy.

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:
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: