Biotechnology University of Wrocław

Methermicoccus shengliensis


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanomicrobia
  • Order: Methanosarcinales
  • Family: Methermicoccaceae
  • Genus: Methermicoccus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 50
  • Temperature max.: 70
  • Temperature optimal min.: 65
  • Temperature optimal max.: 65

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 8
  • pH optimal min.: 6
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.2
  • NaCl maximal: 1.1
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.3
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.5

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 0.139
  • Doubling time [h]: 5
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators: HS-coM

Morphology

  • Motility: yes
  • Shape: Cocci
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): not determined

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.7
  • Width max.: 1
  • Length min.: 0.7
  • Length max.: 1

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: L. Cheng et al.; 2007; Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol.; vol. 57; p. 2964
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-18856
  • Other collections: CGMCC 1.5056
  • Type strain: ZC-1
  • G+C content: 56

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: not applicable
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Sample of oil-production water of Shengli oilfield, China.

Substrate

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