Strain number NIES-23  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Anabaena variabilis Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) (-----)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) (-----)  
Identified by -----  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Jan.]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  1 (15-19) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AF247593 )  
Cell size (min - max) 4 - 8 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-2
Lee, Y.-K., Ahn, C.-Y., Kim, H.-S., Oh, H.-M. 2010 Cyanobactericidal effect of Rhodococcus sp. isolated from eutrophic lake on Microcystis sp. Biotechnol. Lett., 32, 1673-1678.
Keywords: Algicide; Bloom; Cyanobacteria; Microcystis; Rhodococcus
Strain(s): 23843 

Susilaningsih, D. 2007 Accelerating of pink pigment excretion from cyanobacterium Oscillatoria by Co-Cultivation with Anabaena. HHAYATI J. Biosci., 14, 18-22.
Keywords: Oscillatoria; Anabaena variabilis; biosurfactant; cyanobacterium; pink pigment
Strain(s): 192344422 

Sakai, H., Oguma, K., Katayama, H., Ohgaki, S. 2007 Effects of low- or medium-pressure ultraviolet lamp irradiation on Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena variabilis. Wat. Res., 41, 11-18.
Keywords: Microcystis aeruginosa; Anabaena variabilis; Low-pressure ultraviolet lamp; Medium-pressure ultraviolet lamp; DNA damage; Photosynthetic activity
Strain(s): 2398 

Ando, T., Nagase, H., Eguchi, K., Hirooka, T., Nakamura, T., Miyamoto, K., Hirata, K. 2007 A novel method using cyanobacteria for ecotoxicity test of veterinary antimicrobial agents. Environ. Toxicol. Chem., 26, 601-606.
Keywords: Antimicrobial agent; Cyanobacterium; Ecotoxicity test; Algal toxicity
Strain(s): 192344107 

Nagase, H., Hirooka, T., Ehara, Y., Yamashita, R, Tanimoto, S., Hirata, K., Miyamoto, K. 2005 NOx removal system for exhaust gas using freshwater microalgae. J. Environ. Biotech., 5, 37-41 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: microalgae; nitrogen oxides; treatment of exhaust gas; NO sensor; reactor
Strain(s): 23 

Nagase, H., Inthorn, D., Oda, A., Nishimura, J., Kajiwara, Y., Park, M.-O., Hirata, K., Miyamoto, K. 2005 Improvement of selective removal of heavy metals in cyanobacteria by NaOH treatment. J. Biosci. Bioeng., 99, 372-377.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cadmium; zinc; copper; lead; hard water
Strain(s): 2344 

Sakai, H., Ogawa, K., Katayama, H., Ohgaki, S. 2005 Growth inhibition of Anabaena variabilis by low- or medium-pressure UV lamp irradiation. Environ. Eng. Res., 42, 495-501 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: growth inhibition; Anabaena variabilis; UV irradiation; model calculation
Strain(s): 23 

Hirooka, T., Akiyama, Y., Tsuji, N., Nakamura, T., Nagase, H., Hirata, K., Miyamoto, K. 2003 Removal of hazardous phenols by microalgae under photoautotrophic conditions. J. Biosci. Bioeng., 95, 200-203.
Keywords: green algae; cyanobacteria; nitrophenol; chlorophenol; bisphenol A; photoautotrophic conditions
Strain(s): 192344422437 

Sakai, M., Hosoda, A., Kanazawa, S. 2003 Isolation and characterization of two cyanobacteria-lytic bacterial strains from the submerged paddy soil. J. soci. soil. microbiol., 57, 21-28 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Lytic bacteria; Paddy field; Anabaena
Strain(s): 192337 

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 1922232425262728293031323334353637383944454650515253545556576061626364656667707475787980818789909192939495979899100102105106107108109110111112119120123124127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244246248259262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397415418419422423424426427429430431432433434436437438447448449450451452453457458459464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540542543544545546564565566567568570572573574575576577579580581584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690692693694718719720723724726727728729 

Dwi, S., Hirata, K., Asada, Y., Miyamoto, K. 2001 Utilization of cyanobacterial biomass from water bloom for bioproduction of lactic acid. World J. Microbiol. Biotech., 17, 259-264.
Keywords: cyanobacterium; CO2 supplementation; lactic acid; Lactobacillus agilis; L. amylovorus; L. ruminis; starch; water bloom
Strain(s): 2344 

Beltran, E. C., Neilan, B. 2000 Geographical segregation of the neurotoxin-producing cyanobacterium Anabaena circinalis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 66, 4468-4474.
Strain(s): 192380 

Nagase, H., Inthorn, D., Isaji, Y., Oda, A., Hirata, K., Miyamoto, K. 1997 Selective cadmium removal from hard water using NaOH-treated cells of the cyanobacterium Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Ferment. Bioeng., 84, 151-154.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cadmium; calcium; magnecium; hard water; sodium hydroxide
Strain(s): 23 

Asada, Y., Kawamura, S. 1986 Screening for cyanobacteria that evolve molecular hydrogen under dark and anaerobic conditions. J. Ferment. Technol., 64, 553-556.
Strain(s): 192336394621193277 

Ichimura, T., Itoh, T. 1977 17. Preservation methods of microalgae (I) [17. Bisaisôrui no hozonhô (I)]. In Preservation methods of microorganisms [Biseibutsu Hozonhô], Ed. by Nei, T., University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, p. 355-373 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 19222324272830313233343637383944454647484950123127131144152173175179180181182183185198200203206217226227241266267268271295309310338379436448450527 

Fujita, Y. 1976 The C550 photoresponse at room temperature observed in membrane fragments of the blue-green alga Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 17, 187-191.
Strain(s): 23 

Fujita, Y. 1975 Further investigation of the light-induced cytochrome b-559 reaction in membrane fragments of the blue-green alga Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 16, 1037-1048.
Strain(s): 23 
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.pcp.a075223

Fujita, Y. 1974 The light-induced oxidation-reduction reaction of cytochrome b-559 in membrane fragments of the blue-green alga Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 15, 861-874.
Strain(s): 23 
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.pcp.a075075

Fujita, Y., Suzuki, R. 1973 Studies on the Hill reaction of membrane fragments of blue-green algae III. Fluorescence characteristics of membrane fragments of Anabaena variabilis and Anabaena cylindrica. Plant Cell Physiol., 14, 249-260.
Strain(s): 1923 

Fujita, Y., Suzuki, R. 1973 Studies on the Hill reaction of membrane fragments of blue-green algae IV. Carotenoid photobleaching induced by photosystem II action. Plant Cell Physiol., 14, 261-273.
Strain(s): 1923 

Suzuki, R., Fujita, Y. 1972 Studies on the Hill reaction of membrane fragments of blue-green algae II. The reaction steps inactivated at high water concentration. Plant Cell Physiol., 13, 427-436.
Strain(s): 1923 

Tsuji, T., Fujita, Y. 1972 Electron donor-specificity observed in photosystem I reactions of membrane fragments of the blue-green alga Anabaena variabilis and the higher plant Spinacea oleracea. Plant Cell Physiol., 13, 93-99.
Strain(s): 23 

Fujita, Y., Suzuki, R. 1971 Studies on the Hill reaction of membrane fragments of blue-green algae I. Stabilizing effect of various media on the 2,6-dichlorophenol indophenol-Hill activity of membrane fragments obtained from Anabaena cylindrica and Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 12, 641-651.
Strain(s): 1923 

Watanabe, A. 1960 List of algal strains in collection at the Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Tokyo. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 6, 283-292.
Strain(s): 1922232425262829374749226227 

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