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Methanomicrococcus blatticola


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 40
  • Temperature optimal min.: 39
  • Temperature optimal max.: 39

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.8
  • pH maximum: 8.2
  • pH optimal min.: 7.2
  • pH optimal max.: 7.7

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: 0.22
  • Doubling time [h]: 3.15
  • Growth factor: Co-M
  • Growth Stimulators: methanol+H2

Morphology

  • Motility: 0
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: unknown (cell lysis)
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): 0

Dimensions [μm]

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

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: W. Sprenger et al.; 2000; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 50; p. 1989
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-13328
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-276
  • Type strain: PA
  • G+C content: 0

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample isolated from Periplaneta americana var. Amsterdam, which was caught in Artis Zoo (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: do not feed on
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: do not feed on
  • Methanol: do not feed on
  • Methylamin: feeds
  • Di-methylamin: feeds
  • Tri-methylamin: feeds
  • CO:
  • Ethanol: do not feed on
  • 1-propanol:
  • 1-butanol:
  • 2-propanol:
  • Butanol:
  • Cyclopentanol:
  • Isobutanol:
  • Dimethyl sulfide:
  • H2+Methanol: feeds
  • Other: