Strain number NIES-24  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flauhault  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Kurobe Gorge Toyama Japan (-----)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Plant (The moss Cavicularia densa))  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Atsushi (-----)  
Identified by Fukushima, Hiroshi; Watanabe, Makoto M. (Reidentify)  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (15-19) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 3 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Drought tolerance ; Epiphytic  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-13
 
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 243671155160203233246329333391405417440487503529531538548553587597678727805843859931995100310121015101710311044104512591326133113771382138814111435143914401441144214581728182618311833184018461862186519562131214421462147215021752176218522682325234123522377241124122437285428552856285828592860 
DOI: 10.1016/10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Arima, H., Horiguchi, N., Takaichi, S., Kofuji, R., Ishida, K-I., Wada, K., Sakamoto, T. 2012 Molecular genetic and chemotaxonomic characterization of the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune and its neighboring species. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 79, 34-45.
Keywords: Anhydrobiosis; carotenoid; ferredoxin-NADP; oxidoreductase; nitrate/nitrite transporter; random amplified polymorphic DNA; water stress protein
Strain(s): 24282107210825382539 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2011.01195.x

Takaichi, S., Maoka, T., Mochimaru, M. 2009 Unique carotenoids in the terrestrial cyanobacterium Nostoc commune NIES-24: 2-hydroxymyxol 2'-fucoside, nostoxanthin and canthaxanthin. Curr. Microbiol., 59, 413-419.
Strain(s): 24 

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): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Neilan, B. A., Dittmann, E., Rouhiainen, L., Bass, R. A., Schaub, V., Sivonen, K., Börner, T. 1999 Nonribosomal peptide synthesis and toxigenicity of Cyanobacteria. J. Bacteriol., 181, 4089-4097.
Strain(s): 19248199102107204 

Tabata, K. 1996 Cyanobacteria as teaching materials for inquiring biology [Tankyû katsudô no sozai to shite no shiano-bakuteria]. Iden, 50 (9), 58-62 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 24 

Hirata, K., Phunchindawan, M., Tukamoto, J., Goda, S., Miyamoto, K. 1996 Cryopreservation of microalgae using encapsulation-dehydration. CryoLetters, 17, 321-328.
Keywords: Dunaliella tertiolecta; microalgae; cryopreservation; encapsulation-dehydration
Strain(s): 8192224273244242375396422437 

Neilan, B. A., Jacobs, D., Goodman, A. E. 1995 Genetic diversity and phylogeny of toxic cyanobacteria determined by DNA polymorphisms within the phycocyanin locus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 61, 3875-3883.
Strain(s): 244041447376788081878998102107111112204207298 

Watanabe, M. M., Kasai, F., Hiwatari, T., Suda, S., Nei, T. 1984 Cryopreservation of microalgae in liquid nitrogen - Survival of algal cultures after freezing. Jpn. J. Freez. Dry., 30, 23-26 (in Japanese with English title).
Strain(s): 1819212426293139404144454650737475767780818788899091939598991001011201221311351371441512042072132572633794152219223522392579 

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): 19212223242728303132333436373839404144454647484950122123127131144152173175179180181182183185198200203206217226227241266267268271295309310334338379436448450455527 

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): 192122232425262829374749226227 

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