Strain number NIES-2119  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Phormidium ambiguum Gomont  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Murano, Fumio  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Murano, Fumio  
Identified by Fukushima, Hiroshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Jan.]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  13-18 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( MRCE00000000 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB003167 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 7 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics geosmin, 2-MIB production (Iwase et al. 2010) ; Hydrogen evolution ; Attached ; Genome decoded strain (Zhu, T. et al. 2017)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-71
Other strain no. : Murano 394 (W1-27(1))  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Zhu, T., Hou, S., Lu, X., Hess, W. R. 2017 Draft genome sequences of nine cyanobacterial strains from diverse habitats. GenomeA, 5, e01676-16 (article ID).
Strain(s): 30208592593103121012119 
PubMed: 28254973
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01676-16

Iwase, S., Abe, T. 2010 Identification and change in concentration of musty-odor compounds during frowth in blue-green algae. J. Sch. Marine Sci. Tech., Tokai Univ., 8, 27-33.
Strain(s): 5122119 

Ishida, T., Watanabe, M. M., Sugiyama, J., Yokota, A. 2001 Evidence for polyphyletic origin of the members of the orders of Oscillatoriales and Pleurocapsales as determined by 16S rDNA analysis. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 201, 79-82.
Keywords: cyanobacterium; Pleurocapsales; 16S rDNA; phylogeny
Strain(s): 272085102116211821192128 

Honda, D., Yokota, A., Sugiyama, J. 1999 Detection of seven major evolutionary lineages in cyanobacteria based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis with new sequences of five marine Synechococcus strains. J. Mol. Evol., 48, 723-739.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; Synechococcus; phylogeny; ribosomal RNA; maximum-likelihood method; neighbor-joining method; rate homo- and heterogeneous models
Strain(s): 27208510211621182119 

Ishida, T., Yokota, A., Sugiyama, J. 1997 Phylogenetic relationships of filamentous cyanobacterial taxa inferred from 16S rRNA sequence divergence. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 43, 237-241.
Keywords: filamentous cyanobacteria; molecular phylogeny; Oscillatoriales; 16S rRNA
Strain(s): 272085102116211821192128 

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 

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