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Genus nameMethanosphaerula
SourcePublished
Alternative namesCandidatus Methanosphaerula
NCBI taxonomy ID475087

Taxonomy

KingdomArchaea

16S gene copy number3
GenomesYes1

 In situOther
Filamentous2
Hydrophobic cell surface


TEM of cells of strain E1-9cT. Negative staining showing the regular coccus morphology. Bar, 500 nm. - Source:2

Methanogen
Fatty acids

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Hydrogenotrophic, methanogenic Archaea, which produce methane from H2/CO2 and formate under strictly anaerobic conditions 2. Cells are cocci that often appear in pairs 2. No in situ data has been determined for the genus.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph2
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation
Acetogen
Methanogen12
Fatty Acids12
Sugars
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge000
Digester-Mesophilic000
Digester-Thermophilic000

Predominant In-

References

[1] Cadillo-Quiroz, Browne, Kyrpides, Woyke, Goodwin, Detter, et al. - Complete Genome Sequence of Methanosphaerula palustris E1-9CT, a Hydrogenotrophic Methanogen Isolated from a Minerotrophic Fen Peatland. - Genome Announc 3(6): . doi:10.1128/genomeA.01280-15

[2] Cadillo-Quiroz, Yavitt, Zinder - Methanosphaerula palustris gen. nov., sp. nov., a hydrogenotrophic methanogen isolated from a minerotrophic fen peatland. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 59(Pt 5): 928-35. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.006890-0

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