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Strain number NIES-1081  
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  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Koyama-ike Pond Tottori Tottori Japan (1984-09-07)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.5079140436 / 134.151710087 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (1984-09-07)  
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  
Cell size (min - max) - 5 μm  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Microcystin not detected ; Reisolated from TAC 82  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 82-1  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Watanabe, M. 1996 Isolation, cultivation and classification of bloom-forming Microcystis in Japan. In Toxic Microcystis, Eds. by Watanabe, M.F., Harada, K., Carmichael W.W. & Fujii, H., CRC Press, Boca Raton, p. 13-34.
Strain(s): 105010511052105310541061106310641065106610671068107010711072107410751076107710791080108110821083108510861087108810891090109310951097109810991105110711081109111011131115111611171122112411251126112711301132113311341139114011411142114611471149115211531154115511571159116011611162116311641173117811821183118411871189119411961198120012031205120612091213121612191222122512301232123412371239124112431246 

Watanabe, M. F. 1996 Production of microcystins. In Toxic Microcystis, Eds. by Watanabe, M. F., Harada, K., Carmichael W. W. & Fujii, H., CRC Press, Boca Raton, p. 35-56.
Strain(s): 1053105410591061106310641066106710681070107110721074107610771079108110831085108610901091109310951097109810991140 

Park, H-D., Hayashi, H. 1994 Microcystis and microcystins [Microcystis zoku to mikuroshisuchin]. In Waterbloom of Blue-green Algae and Their Toxins [Aoko, sono shutsugen to dokuso], Eds. by Watanabe, M. F., Harada,K. & Fujii, H., University of Tokyo Press, p. 75-99 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 7374105310541055105910611063106410661067106810701071107210741076107710791080108110831084108510861090109110931095109710981099114011543349 

Tsuchiya, Y., Watanabe, M. F., Watanabe, M. 1992 Volatile organic sulfur compounds associated with blue-green algae from inland waters of Japan. Wat. Sci. Tech., 25, 123-130.
Keywords: blue-green algae; Microcystis aeruginosa; M. wesenbergii; isopropyl mercaptan; isopropyl disulfide; isopropyl sulfonyl chloride; chlorination; mutagenicity; Ames test
Strain(s): 881061108010811083109811041137 

Kato, T., Watanabe, M. F., Watanabe M. 1991 Allozyme divergence in Microcystis (Cyanophyceae) and its taxonomic inference. Algological Studies, 64, 129-140.
Keywords: cyanophytes/cyanobacteria; Microcystis; allozyme divergence; allozyme genotype; allozyme study; cell size; molecular taxonomy
Strain(s): 105510581061106310641067106810701071107410771079108110841086109010911093109510971098 

Watanabe, M. F., Watanabe, M., Kato, T., Harada, K., Suzuki, M. 1991 Composition of cyclic peptide toxins among strains of Microcystis aeruginosa (blue-green algae, Cyanobacteria). Bot. Mag. Tokyo, 104, 49-57.
Keywords: blue-green algae; cyanobacteria; cyclic peptide; Microcystis; strain; toxin
Strain(s): 105310541060106110631064106610671068107010711072107410761077107910801081108310851086109010931095109710981099114011423349 

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