Table 1.

Organisms in this study

OrganismTypeTemp (°C)Medium (reference)Oxygen levela
Methanocaldococcus jannaschii (DSMZ 2661)Archaeon75Defined minimal (25)AN
Natronomonas pharaonis (ATCC 35678)Archaeon37APB (44)AE
Aeropyrum pernix (DSMZ 11879)Archaeon75Marine broth (44)AE
Halorubrum lacusprofundi (ATCC 49239)Archaeon23Artificial deep lake (16)AE
Methanosarcina acetivorans (ATCC 35395)Archaeon37Defined minimal (41)AN
Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius M10EXG (ATCC BAA-1067)Bacterium60TMM (14)MA
Escherichia coli MG1655 (ATCC 47076), K-12 (ATCC 10798), and KO11 (ATCC 55124)Bacterium37Defined minimal (45)AN
Zymomonas mobilis (ATCC 31821)Bacterium30Semidefined (17)AN
Clostridium beijerinckii (ATCC 51743)Bacterium37P2 (36)AN
Thermoanaerobacter ethanolicus JW200 (ATCC 31937)Bacterium60TYEG (50)AN
Thermoanaerobacter pseudoethanolicus 39E (ATCC 33223)Bacterium60TYEG (50)AN
Thermoanaerobacterium saccharolyticum B6A-RI (ATCC 49915)Bacterium60TYEG (50)AN
Kluyveromyces marxianus (ATCC 10606)Yeast30Mineral (15)AE
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (DSMZ 70449)Yeast30Defined dropout (26)AN
Dekkera bruxellensis (DSMZ 3429)Yeast30CDM (21)MA
  • a AN, anaerobic; AE, aerobic; MA, microaerophilic.