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Genus nameMethanomassiliicoccus
SourcePublished
Alternative names
NCBI taxonomy ID1080709

Taxonomy

KingdomArchaea

16S gene copy number1
GenomesYes12

 In situOther
Filamentous3
Hydrophobic cell surface


Methanogen

POSNEGVariableNot assessed

Description

Strictly anaerobic, methanogenic Archaea. Methane is produced by the reduction of methanol with hydrogen as electron donor 3. In axenic culture, cells occur as single cocci 3. The in situ physiology of Methanomassiliicoccus in anaerobic digesters has not been determined.

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Metabolism

 In situOther
Autotroph/Mixotroph
AOB
NOB
Anammox
Aerobic Heterotroph3
PAO
GAO
Nitrite Reduction
Sulphate Reduction
Fermentation
Acetogen
Methanogen123
Fatty Acids
Sugars
Proteins/Amino Acids

Abundance Information

 10 % percentileMedian90 % percentile
Influent000
Activated Sludge000
Digester-Mesophilic0.30.61.4
Digester-Thermophilic0.10.20.8

Predominant InAD - Mesophilic

References

[1] Borrel, Harris, Parisot, Gaci, Tottey, Mihajlovski, et al. - Genome Sequence of "Candidatus Methanomassiliicoccus intestinalis" Issoire-Mx1, a Third Thermoplasmatales-Related Methanogenic Archaeon from Human Feces. - Genome Announc 1(4): . doi:10.1128/genomeA.00453-13

[2] Gorlas, Robert, Gimenez, Drancourt, Raoult - Complete genome sequence of Methanomassiliicoccus luminyensis, the largest genome of a human-associated Archaea species. - J. Bacteriol. 194(17): 4745. doi:10.1128/JB.00956-12

[3] Dridi, Fardeau, Ollivier, Raoult, Drancourt - Methanomassiliicoccus luminyensis gen. nov., sp. nov., a methanogenic archaeon isolated from human faeces. - Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 62(Pt 8): 1902-7. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.033712-0

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