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Methanopyrus kandleri

fluorescence microscopy, magnification: 2000, authors: K.O. Stetter et al., public domain link: https://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Methanopyrus


Taxonomy

  • Class: Methanopyri
  • Order: Methanopyrales
  • Family: Methanopyraceae
  • Genus: Methanopyrus

Temperature [°C]

  • Temperature min.: 84
  • Temperature max.: 110
  • Temperature optimal min.: 98
  • Temperature optimal max.: 98

Alcalinity

  • pH minimum: 5.5
  • pH maximum: 7
  • pH optimal min.: 6.5
  • pH optimal max.: 6.5

Salinity [mol * dm -3 NaCl]

  • NaCl minimal: 0.034
  • NaCl maximal: 0.68
  • NaCl optimal min.: 0.34
  • NaCl optimal max.: 0.34

Growth rate

  • Growth rate: 3.03
  • Doubling time [h]: 0.33
  • Growth factor:
  • Growth Stimulators:

Morphology

  • Motility: 0
  • Shape: Rod
  • Gram reaction: positive
  • Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): 0

Dimensions [μm]

  • Width min.: 0.5
  • Width max.: 0.5
  • Length min.: 2
  • Length max.: 14

Sources

  • Other:
  • Main: M. Kurr et al.; 1991; Arch. Microbiol.; vol. 156; p. 239
  • Link: Visit page

Strain info

  • DSM: DSM-6324
  • Other collections: ATCC BAA-1075, JCM 9639, NBRC 100938
  • Type strain: AV19
  • G+C content: 61.2

Environment

  • Reactors: not applicable
  • Intestinal tracks: not applicable
  • Soil: not applicable
  • Water sediments: yes
  • Volcanic: not applicable
  • Other:
  • Description: Samples from a hydrothermally heated deep sea sediment (Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California) and from a shallow marine hydrothermal system (Kolbeinsey ridge, Iceland).

Substrate

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