Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 7001

Type strain: Yes

Species: Methanococcus aeolicus

Strain Designation: Nankai-3

Culture col. no.: DSM 17508, OCM 812

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General

@ref: 7030

BacDive-ID: 7001

DSM-Number: 17508

keywords: motile, thermophilic, anaerobe, Archaea, 16S sequence, coccus-shaped

description: Methanococcus aeolicus Nankai-3 is an anaerobe, thermophilic, motile archaeon that was isolated from deep marine sediment.

strain history: <- M. Kendall, Portland State Univ., USA; Nankai-3 <- Y. Liu

doi: 10.13145/bacdive7001.20201210.5

Name and taxonomic classification

LPSN

  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/archaea
  • keyword: phylum/euryarchaeota
  • domain: Archaea
  • phylum: Euryarchaeota
  • class: Methanococci
  • order: Methanococcales
  • family: Methanococcaceae
  • genus: Methanococcus
  • species: Methanococcus aeolicus
  • full scientific name: Methanococcus aeolicus Kendall et al. 2006

@ref: 7030

domain: Archaea

phylum: Euryarchaeota

class: Methanococci

order: Methanococcales

family: Methanococcaceae

genus: Methanococcus

species: Methanococcus aeolicus

full scientific name: Methanococcus aeolicus Kendall et al. 2006

strain designation: Nankai-3

type strain: yes

Morphology

cell morphology

  • @ref: 31762
  • cell width: 1.5-2 ┬Ám
  • cell shape: coccus-shaped
  • motility: yes

pigmentation

  • @ref: 31762
  • production: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 7030
  • name: METHANOGENIUM MEDIUM (H2/CO2) (DSMZ Medium 141), anaerobic
  • growth: yes
  • link: https://www.dsmz.de/microorganisms/medium/pdf/DSMZ_Medium141.pdf

culture temp

@refgrowthtypetemperaturerange
7030positivegrowth40thermophilic
31762positivegrowth20-55
31762positiveoptimum40-50thermophilic

culture pH

@refabilitytypepH
31762positivegrowth5.5-7.5
31762positiveoptimum6.5-7.5

Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

@refoxygen tolerance
7030anaerobe
31762anaerobe

halophily

@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
31762NaClpositivegrowth0.29-5.8 %
31762NaClpositiveoptimum0.29-5.8 %

observation

  • @ref: 31762
  • observation: aggregates in chains

metabolite utilization

  • @ref: 31762
  • Chebi-ID: 15740
  • metabolite: formate
  • utilization activity: +
  • kind of utilization tested: carbon source

Isolation, sampling and environmental information

isolation

  • @ref: 7030
  • sample type: deep marine sediment
  • geographic location: Nankai Trough
  • country: Japan
  • origin.country: JPN
  • continent: Asia

isolation source categories

Cat1Cat2Cat3
#Environmental#Aquatic#Marine
#Environmental#Aquatic#Sediment

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 7030
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 7030
  • description: Methanococcus aeolicus Nankai-3 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: DQ195164
  • length: 1394
  • database: ena
  • NCBI tax ID: 419665

GC content

  • @ref: 31762
  • GC-content: 32

External links

@ref: 7030

culture collection no.: DSM 17508, OCM 812

straininfo link

  • @ref: 20218
  • passport: http://www.straininfo.net/strains/690145

Reference

@idauthorscataloguedoi/urltitlejournalpubmedID_cross_reference
7030Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 17508)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-17508
20215D.Gleim, M.Kracht, N.Weiss et. al.http://www.dsmz.de/bacterial-diversity/prokaryotic-nomenclature-up-to-date.htmlProkaryotic Nomenclature Up-to-date - compilation of all names of Bacteria and Archaea, validly published according to the Bacteriological Code since 1. Jan. 1980, and validly published nomenclatural changes since
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
2803510.1099/ijs.0.64216-0
31762Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.10.1128/mSphere.00237-17Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information28035