Related Overviews


'Methanobacteriaceae' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Plant Sciences and Forestry


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A family of archaebacteria which have a specialized type of energy-yielding metabolism, in which methane is an end-product. The organisms can grow only in the absence of air. They are found in anaerobic habitats, e.g. sewage sludge, the intestines of animals, sediments in natural waters, and waterlogged soils.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.