Isolation and characterization of a new coccoid methanogen, Methanogenium tatii spec. nov. from a solfataric field on Mount Tatio

@article{Zabel2004IsolationAC,
  title={Isolation and characterization of a new coccoid methanogen, Methanogenium tatii spec. nov. from a solfataric field on Mount Tatio},
  author={H.-P. Zabel and Helmut König and Josef U. Winter},
  journal={Archives of Microbiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={137},
  pages={308-315}
}
A new coccoid methanogen, Methanogenium tatii, was isolated and characterized. The mesophilic isolate can grow on and produce methane from H2:CO2 and formate. For growth acetate is strictly required. The cell shape, the G+C content of 54 mol% and DNA-DNA homology data suggest it to be a Methanogenium species. 

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