Strain number NIES-1055  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann  
Synonym Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kützing; Microcystis novacekii (Komárek) Compère; Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann; Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Former name Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Tsuchiura Ibaraki Japan (1978-08-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0428477398 / 140.373233439 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (1978-08-**)  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  18 C
Light intensity:  15-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB012334 AB015389 AB023274 ) , ftsZ ( AB324875 ) , glnA ( AB324954 ) , gltX ( AB325033 ) , gyrB ( AB325112 ) , pgi ( AB325191 ) , recA ( AB325270 ) , tpi ( AB325349 ) , ITS ( AB015389 ) , rpoC1 ( AB333836 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 6 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; Reisolated from TAC 38 ; ST26 (Tanabe, Y. et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 38-1  
Remarks Toxicity; Cryopreserved 
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