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Methanosarcina MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Methanosarcina
Tree Number(s)
B02.200.765.550.550
Unique ID
D017020
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017020
Annotation
a genus of methanogens found in aquatic environments
Scope Note
A genus of anaerobic, irregular spheroid-shaped METHANOSARCINALES whose organisms are nonmotile. Endospores are not formed. These archaea derive energy via formation of methane from acetate, methanol, mono-, di-, and trimethylamine, and possibly, carbon monoxide. Organisms are isolated from freshwater and marine environments.
Registry Number
txid2207
Previous Indexing
Bacteria (1973-1978)
Methanogens (1979-1991)
Sarcina (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Methanosarcina Preferred
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