Methanocaldococcus indicus

Class: Methanococci
Order: Methanococcales
Family: Methanocaldococcaceae
Genus: Methanocaldococcus
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 50
Temperature max.: 86
Temperature optimal min.: 85
Temperature optimal max.: 85
pH min.: 5.5
pH max.: 6.7
pH optimal min.: 6.5
pH optimal max.: 6.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.257
NaCl max.: 0.856
NaCl optimal min.: 0.513
NaCl optimal max.: 0.513
Growth rate
Growth rate: 1.38
Doubling time [h]: 0.5
Motility: yes
Shape: Cocci
Gram reaction: negative
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1
Width max.: 3
Length min.: 1
Length max.: 3
Main: S. L Haridon et al., 2003, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., vol. 53, p.1931
Description: Chimney sample collected in April 2001 at the Kairei vent field on the Central Indian Ridge (25°19' S, 70°02' E) at a depth of 2420 m.
Strain info
Type strain: SL43
DSM: DSM-15027
ATTC: no data
Other collections: JCM 11886
G+C content: 30.7
H2+CO2: Yes
Formate: No
Acetate: No
Methanol: No
Methylamin: No
Di-methylamin: no data
Tri-methylamin: no data
CO: No data
Ethanol: no data
1-propanol: no data
1-butanol: No data
2-butanol: Yes
2-propanol: No data
Butanol: No data
Cyclopentanol: no data
Isobutanol: No data
Dimethyl sulfide: no data
H2+Methanol: No on
Other: no data
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