Strain number NIES-1229  
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) Fukuchi Dam Higashi Okinawa Japan (1990-10-27)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.647753 / 128.201886 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Reservoir water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  14-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 12 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; ST72 (Tanabe, Y. et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 373  
Remarks Toxicity; Cryopreserved 
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