Methanocaldococcus villosus

Class: Methanococci
Order: Methanococcales
Family: Methanocaldococcaceae
Genus: Methanocaldococcus
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 55
Temperature max.: 90
Temperature optimal min.: 80
Temperature optimal max.: 80
pH min.: 5.5
pH max.: 7
pH optimal min.: 6.5
pH optimal max.: 6.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0.0855578
NaCl max.: 0.941136
NaCl optimal min.: 0.427789
NaCl optimal max.: 0.427789
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.942
Doubling time [h]: 0.75
Motility: yes
Shape: Irregular cocci
Gram reaction: negative
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): present
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 1
Width max.: 2
Length min.: 1
Length max.: 2
Main: A. Bellack et al., 2011, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., vol. 61, p.1239
Description: Samples from the Kolbeinsey Ridge (Fricke et al., 1989), north of Iceland (67° 05' N, 18° 42' W), by the research submersible Jago at a depth of 105 m.
Strain info
Type strain: KIN24-T80
DSM: DSM-22612
ATTC: no data
Other collections: JCM 16315
G+C content: 30
H2+CO2: Yes
Formate: No
Acetate: No
Methanol: No
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: not supporting: pyruvate
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