Strain number NIES-2093  
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) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < Meyers, Jack  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2012 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB016520 ) , gyrB ( AB074772 ) , rpoC1 ( AB074795 ) , rpoD1 ( AB074822 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Mostly fragmented  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-3
 
Remarks  
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Reference
Seo, P-S., Yokota, A. 2003 The phylogenetic relationships of cyanobacteria inferred from 16S rRNA, gyrB, rpoC1 and rpoD1 gene sequences. J. Gen. Appl. Micobiol., 49, 191-203.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; gyrB; phylogeny; protein evolution; rpoC1; rpoD1; 16S rDNA
Strain(s): 19212225391042093209521283277 

Suzuki, T., Ezure, T., Ishida, M. 1998 In-vitro antitumour evaluation of extracts from cyanobacteria Anabaena. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 50, 136 (Supplement).
Strain(s): 1920932094 

Kashino, Y., Enami, I., Satoh, K., Katoh, S. 1990 Immunological cross-reactivity among corresponding proteins of photosystems I and II from widely divergent photosynthetic organisms. Plant Cell Physiol., 31, 479-488.
Keywords: antiserum; cross-reactivity; immunoblotting; photosystem; protein
Strain(s): 209321382235 

Tsuzuki, M., Ohnuma, E., Sato, N., Takaku, T., Kawaguchi, A. 1990 Effects of CO2 concentration during growth on fatty acid composition in microalgae. Plant Physiol., 93, 851-856.
Strain(s): 482093213821602235 

Tsuzuki, M., Miyachi, S. 1989 The function of carbonic anhydrase in aquatic photosynthesis. Aquatic Botany, 34, 85-104.
Strain(s): 20932138216021732235 

Mimuro, M., Yamazaki, I., Tamai, N., Katoh, T. 1989 Excitation transfer in phycobilisomes at -196ºC isolated from the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis (M-3): Evidence for the plural transfer pathways to the terminal emitters. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 973, 153-162.
Strain(s): 2093 

Abe, T., Tsuzuki, M., Miyachi, S. 1987 Transport and fixation of inorganic carbon during photosynthesis of Anabaena grown under ordinary air. I. Active species of inorganic carbon utilized for photosynthesis. Plant Cell Physiol., 28, 273-281.
Keywords: Anabaena; carbon dioxide fixation; cyanobacterium; IC transport photosynthesis
Strain(s): 2093 

Abe, T., Tsuzuki, M., Kaplan, A., Miyachi, S. 1987 Transport and fixation of inorganic carbon during photosynthesis of Anabaena grown under ordinary air. II. Effect of sodium concentration during growth on the induction of active transport system for IC. Plant Cell Physiol., 28, 671-677.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; CO2 accumulation; cyanobacterial growth; photosynthesis; sodium
Strain(s): 2093 

Abe, T., Tsuzuki, M., Miyachi, S. 1987 Transport and fixation of inorganic carbon during photosynthesis of Anabaena grown under ordinary air. III. Some characteristics of the HCO3-transport system in cells grown under ordinary air. Plant Cell Physiol., 28, 867-874.
Keywords: Anabaena; carbonic anhydrase; IC transport; photosynthesis; sodium
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Seyama, Y., Murata, N. 1986 Lipid-linked desaturation of palmitic acid in monogalactosyl diacylglycerol in the blue-green alga (cyanobacterium) Anabaena variabilis studied in vivo. Plant Cell Physiol., 27, 819-835.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; blue-green alga (cyanobacterium); lipid-linked desaturation; mass spectroscopy; monogalactosyl diacylglycerol; palmitoleic acid biosynthesis
Strain(s): 2093 

Aizawa, K., Miyachi, S. 1986 Carbonic anhydrase and CO2 concentrating mechanisms in microalgae and cyanobacteria. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 39, 215-233.
Keywords: aquatic algae; cyanobacteria; photoautotrophs; photorespiration; photosynthesis; transport
Strain(s): 2093216021732235 

Miyachi, S., Tsuzuki, M., Yagawa, Y. 1985 Carbonic anhydrase in various microalgae. In Inorganic Carbon Uptake by Aquatic Photosynthetic Organisms, Eds. by Lucas, W. J. & Berry, J. A., American Society of Plant Physiologists, Rockville, Md, p. 145-154.
Strain(s): 209321602173 

Murata, N., Wada, H., Hirasawa, R. 1984 Reversible and irreversible inactivation of photosynthesis in relation to the lipid phases of membranes in the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) Anacystis nidulans and Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 25, 1027-1032.
Strain(s): 20933277 

Wada, H., Hirasawa, R., Omata, T., Murata, N. 1984 The lipid phase of thylakoid and cytoplasmic membranes from the blue-green algae (cyanobacteria), Anacystis nidulans and Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 25, 907-911.
Strain(s): 20933277 

Yagawa, Y., Shiraiwa, Y., Miyachi, S. 1984 Carbonic anhydrase from the blue-green alga (cyanobacterium) Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 25, 775-783.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; blue-green alga; carbonic anhydrase (EC4.2.1.1); cyanobacterium; enzyme purification
Strain(s): 2093 

Miyachi, S., Hirosawa, T., Tsuzuki, M. 1984 Regulation of photosynthetic carbon metabolism in microalgae by wavelength of incident light and by CO2 concentration. In Advances in Photosynthesis Research, Vol. 3, Ed. by Sybesma, C., M. Ninhoff / Dr. W. Junk Publishers, Hague, p. 565-572.
Strain(s): 1920933277 

Hirosawa, T. 1984 Near-UV and blue light effects in cyanobacteria. In Blue Light Effects in Biological Systems, Ed. by Senger, H., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, p. 39-47.
Strain(s): 193720933277 

Miyachi, S., Tsuzuki, M., Avramova, S. T. 1983 Utilization modes of inorganic carbon for photosynthesis in various species of Chlorella. Plant Cell Physiol., 24, 441-451.
Keywords: bicarbonate fixation; carbonic anhydrase; Chlorella; photosynthetic CO2-fixation
Strain(s): 6872093215721602173 

Ono, T., Murata, N., Fujita, T. 1983 Thermal analysis of membrane lipids from the blue-green algae Anacystis nidulans and Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 24, 635-639.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; Anacystis nidulans; blue-green alga; lipid; thermal analysis; thylakoid membrane
Strain(s): 2093 

Isono, T., Katoh, T. 1983 Subparticles of Anabaena phycobilisomes. 1. Reconstruction of allophycocyanin cores and entire phycobilisomes. Plant Cell Physiol., 24, 357-368.
Keywords: allophycocyanin (assembly); blue-green algae (Anabaena variabilis); in vitro association (phycobilisome); phycobilisome core; phycobilisome; protein assembly
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N. 1982 Lipid biosynthesis in the blue-green alga, Anabaena variabilis. I. Lipid class. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 710, 271-278.
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N. 1982 Lipid biosynthesis in the blue-green alga, Anabaena variabilis. II. Fatty acids and lipid molecular species. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 710, 279-289.
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N. 1982 Lipid biosynthesis in the blue-green alga (cyanobacterium), Anabaena variabilis. III. UDPglucose: diacylglycerol glucosyltransferase in vitro. Plant Cell Physiol., 23, 1115-1120.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; blue-green alga; glucosyltransterase; glyceroglycolipids; monoglucosyl diacylglycerol
Strain(s): 2093 

Kume, N., Isono, T., Katoh, T. 1982 Stability of cyanobacterial phycobilisomes in reference to their concentration. Photobiochem. Photobiophys., 4, 25-37.
Strain(s): 2093 

Kume, N., Katoh, T. 1982 Dissociation kinetics of Anabaena phycobilisomes. Plant Cell Physiol., 23, 803-812.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; blue-green alga; dissociation kinetics; molecular assembly; phycobiliprotein; phycobilisome
Strain(s): 2093 

Isono, T., Katoh, T. 1982 Cylindrical phycobilisomes from a blue-green alga, Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 23, 1347-1355.
Keywords: blue-green alga (Anabaena variabilis); electron micrograph; cylindrical phycobilisomes; phycobilisomes; protein assembly
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N. 1981 Studies on the temperature shift-induced desaturation of fatty acids in monogalactosyl diacylglycerol in the blue-green alga (cyanobacterium) Anabaena variabilis. Plant Cell Physiol., 22, 1043-1050.
Keywords: Anabaena variabilis; cyanobacterium; fatty acid desaturation; monogalactosyl diacylglycerol; temperature shift
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N. 1980 Temperature shift-induced responses in lipids in the blue-green alga, Anabaena variabilis. The central role of diacylmonogalactosylglycerol in thermo-adaptation. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 619, 353-366.
Strain(s): 2093 

Sato, N., Murata, N., Miura, Y., Ueta, N. 1979 Effect of growth temperature on lipid and fatty acid compositions the blue-green algae, Anabaena variabilis and Anacystis nidulans. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 572, 19-28.
Strain(s): 20933277 

Katoh, T., Gantt, E. 1979 Photosynthetic vesicles with bound phycobilisomes from Anbaena variabilis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 546, 383-393.
Strain(s): 2093 

Murata, N. 1977 Uphill energy transfer from chlorophyll a to phycobilins in blue-green algae Anabaena variabilis and Anacystis nidulans. Plant Cell Physiol., Spec. Iss. (Photosynthetic Organelles), 9-13.
Strain(s): 20933277 

Miyachi, S., Okabe, K. 1976 Oxygen enhancement of photosynthesis in Anacystis nidulans cells. Plant Cell Physiol., 17, 973-986.
Strain(s): 20933277 

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