Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanomethylovorans hollandica

scanning electron microscopy, scale bar: 1 µm, author: B.P. Lomans et al., public domain link: http://aem.asm.org/content/65/8/3641/F3.large.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 12
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 34
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.4
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.04
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.04

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.06
  • Doubling time [h]: 11.5
  • Growth factor:
  • 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.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: B. Lomans et al.; 1999; Appl. Environ. Microbiol.; vol. 65; p. 3641
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-15978
  • Other collections: OCM 838
  • Type strain: DMS1
  • G+C content:

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of eutrophic pond sediment (Campus of Dek- kerswald Institute, Nijmegen, The Netherlands).

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: do not feed on
  • Formate:
  • 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: