Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosarcina horonobensis

fluorescence microscopy, scale bar: 20 µm, authors: S. Shimizu et al., public domain link: http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/content/suppl/2011/09/29/61.10.2503.DC1/supplementaryfig1.jpg


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 42
  • Temperature optimal min.: 37
  • Temperature optimal max.: 37

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 7.75
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7.25

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 0.35
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.1
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.1

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.14
  • Doubling time [h]: 4.95
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: no
  • Shape: Irregular cocci
  • Gram reaction: negative
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): absent

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.4
  • Width max.: 2.9
  • Length min.: 1.4
  • Length max.: 2.9

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Shimizu et al.; 2011; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 61; p. 2503
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-21571
  • Other collections: JCM 15518, NBRC 102577
  • Type strain: HB-1
  • G+C content: 41.4

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of a groundwater from the Wakkanai Formation.

Substrate

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