Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanomethylovorans thermophila


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 42
  • Temperature max.: 58
  • Temperature optimal min.: 50
  • Temperature optimal max.: 50

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5
  • pH maximum: 7.5
  • pH optimal min.: 6.6
  • pH optimal max.: 6.6

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.05
  • Doubling time [h]: 13.86
  • 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.: 0.7
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 0.7
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: B. Jiang et al.; 2005; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 55; p. 2465
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-17232
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1173
  • Type strain: L2FAW
  • G+C content: 37.6

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of a sludge from thermophilic laboratory-scale upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor fed with methanol.

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