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Methanosarcina lacustris


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 1
  • Temperature max.: 35
  • Temperature optimal min.: 25
  • Temperature optimal max.: 25

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 4.5
  • pH maximum: 8.5
  • pH optimal min.: 7
  • pH optimal max.: 7

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.014
  • Doubling time [h]: 49.5
  • Growth factor: yest extract
  • Growth Stimulators: yest extract

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.5
  • Width max.: 3.5
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 3.5

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Simankova et al.; 2001; Syst. Appl. Microbiol.; vol. 24; p. 362
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-13486
  • Other collections: VKM B-2268
  • Type strain: ZS
  • G+C content: 43.4

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample from from anoxic lake sediments (Switzerland).

Substrate

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