Methanobacterium ferruginis

Class: Methanobacteria
Order: Methanobacteriales
Family: Methanobacteriaceae
Genus: Methanobacterium
Temperature [°C]
Temperature min.: 20
Temperature max.: 45
Temperature optimal min.: 40
Temperature optimal max.: 40
pH min.: 5.5
pH max.: 9
pH optimal min.: 6
pH optimal max.: 7.5
Salinity [mol ⋅ dm-3 NaCl]
NaCl min.: 0
NaCl max.: 1.2
NaCl optimal min.: 0.34
NaCl optimal max.: 0.34
Growth rate
Growth rate: 0.037
Doubling time [h]: 18.5
Motility: no
Shape: Rod
Gram reaction: variable
Cell surface structures (flagella, pili, fimbriae): No data
Cell dimensions [μm]
Width min.: 0.3
Width max.: 0.3
Length min.: 2.3
Length max.: 3.7
Main: K. Mori et al., 2011, Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., vol. 61, p. 138
Description: Sample from the interior surface of a pipe transporting natural gas- containing brine in the southern Kanto gas field in Japan.
Strain info
Type strain: Mic6c05
DSM: DSM-21974
ATTC: no data
Other collections: NBRC 105197
G+C content: 37.6
H2+CO2: Yes
Formate: No
Acetate: No
Methanol: No
Methylamin: No
Di-methylamin: no data
Tri-methylamin: no data
CO: No data
Ethanol: No
1-propanol: no data
1-butanol: No data
2-butanol: No data
2-propanol: No data
Butanol: No data
Cyclopentanol: Yes
Isobutanol: No data
Dimethyl sulfide: no data
H2+Methanol: No data
Other: no data
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