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 

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