Methanothermus fervidus

Class: Methanobacteria
Order: Methanobacteriales
Family: Methanothermaceae
Genus: Methanothermus
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 61
Temperature max.: 97
Temperature optimal min.: 83
Temperature optimal max.: 83
pH min.:
pH max.:
pH optimal min.: 6.5
pH optimal max.: 6.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.:
NaCl max.:
NaCl optimal min.:
NaCl optimal max.:
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.246
Doubling time [h]: 2.82
Motility: no
Shape: Rod
Gram reaction: positive
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): No data
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 0.3
Width max.: 0.4
Length min.: 1
Length max.: 3
Main: K. Stetter et al., 1981, Zentralbl. Mikrobiol., vol. 178, p. 166
Description: Samples from Icelandic volcanic spring and mud holes with temperatures around 100 °C.
Strain info
Type strain: V24 S
DSM: DSM-2088
ATTC: ATCC 43054
Other collections: JCM 10308,
G+C content: 31.6
H2+CO2: Yes
Formate: No
Acetate: No
Methanol: No data
Methylamin: No data
Di-methylamin: No data
Tri-methylamin: No data
CO: No data
Ethanol: No data
1-propanol: No data
1-butanol: No data
2-butanol: No data
2-propanol: No data
Butanol: No data
Cyclopentanol: No data
Isobutanol: No data
Dimethyl sulfide: No data
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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