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Methanosalsum zhilinae


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

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

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum:
  • pH maximum:
  • pH optimal min.: 9.2
  • pH optimal max.: 9.2

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.2
  • NaCl maximal: 2.1
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.7
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.7

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.12
  • Doubling time [h]: 5.8
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: trypticase, peptone, yeast extract, rument fluid

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.8
  • Width max.: 1.5
  • Length min.: 0.8
  • Length max.: 1.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: I. Mathrani et al.; 1988; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 38; p. 139
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-4017
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-913, OCM 62
  • Type strain: WeN5
  • G+C content: 39.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from alkaline, saline sediments from Bosa Lake in the Wadi el Natrun, Egyp.

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: