Minimum generation time at 75°C in a H2/O2/CO2 mixture

Value 8 hours
Organism Archaea Metallosphaera sedula
Reference Alber B, Olinger M, Rieder A, Kockelkorn D, Jobst B, Hügler M, Fuchs G. Malonyl-coenzyme A reductase in the modified 3-hydroxypropionate cycle for autotrophic carbon fixation in archaeal Metallosphaera and Sulfolobus spp. J Bacteriol. 2006 Dec188(24):8551-9 p. 8552 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID17041055
Primary Source Huber, G., C. Spinnler, A. Gambacorta, and K. O. Stetter. 1989. Metallosphaera sedula gen. and sp. nov. represents a new genus of aerobic, metalmobilizing, thermoacidophilic archaebacteria. Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 12: 38–47.
Method Metallosphaera sedula TH2 (DSM 5348) was grown autotrophically at 75°C on a chemically defined medium (pH 2.0) under gassing with a mixture of 19% CO2, 3% O2, and 78% H2 (generation time, 8 h) (primary source).
Entered by Uri M
ID 105527