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Methanosarcina siciliae


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 20
  • Temperature max.: 50
  • Temperature optimal min.: 40
  • Temperature optimal max.: 40

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6.8
  • pH optimal max.: 6.8

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.2
  • NaCl maximal: 1.5
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.4
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.6

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.1
  • Doubling time [h]: 6.9
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1.5
  • Width max.: 3
  • Length min.: 1.5
  • Length max.: 3

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: S. Ni et al.; 1991; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 41; p. 410
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-3028
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-931, OCM 156
  • Type strain: T4/M
  • G+C content: 42

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other: 1
  • Description: Sample of water collected from an offshore production platform receiving liquid and gas from oil well HI350 at High Island in the Gulf of Mexico.

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: