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Methanosarcina vacuolata


Taxonomy

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

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 18
  • Temperature max.: 42
  • Temperature optimal min.: 38
  • Temperature optimal max.: 38

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 6
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 7.5
  • pH optimal max.: 7.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

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

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.14
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

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

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 1
  • Width max.: 2
  • Length min.: 1
  • Length max.: 2

Sources

  • Other: G. Meastrojuan et al.; 1991; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 41; p. 267
  • Main: T. Zhilina et al.; 1987; Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol.; vol. 37; p. 281
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Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-1232
  • Other collections: ATCC 35090, OCM 85, BCRC 16172, CCRC 16172
  • Type strain: Z-761
  • G+C content: 36.3

Environment

  • Reactors: yes
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: yes
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sludge sample from mesophilic anaerobic digestor in Moscow.

Substrate

  • H2+CO2: feeds
  • Formate: do not feed on
  • Acetate: feeds
  • 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: