Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methanosarcina semesiae


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 18
  • Temperature max.: 39
  • Temperature optimal min.: 30
  • Temperature optimal max.: 35

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6.2
  • pH maximum: 8.8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0
  • NaCl maximal: 1.5
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.2
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.6

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.18
  • Doubling time [h]: 3.8
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: methanethiol

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.2
  • Width max.: 1.6
  • Length min.: 1.2
  • Length max.: 1.6

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: T. Lyimo et al.; 2000; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 50; p. 171
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM 12914
  • Other collections:
  • Type strain: MD1
  • G+C content:

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of sediments obtained from the mangrove forest at Monti creek, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania (Indian Ocean).

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: feeds
  • H2+Methanol: not determined
  • Other: