Strain number NIES-2093  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Anabaena variabilis Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  
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

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