Strain number NIES-2538  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Kanazawa University Kanazawa Ishikawa Japan  
Latitude / Longitude 36.543666 / 136.7093 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < Sakamoto, Toshio  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Sakamoto, Toshio  
Identified by Sakamoto, Toshio  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Non-Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Modified BG-110 (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  4-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB088375 ) , groES, groEL ( AB249674 ) , nrtP ( AB325916 ) , petH ( AB111467 ) , wspA ( AB518000 ) , mysABCD ( LC102213 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 5 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Drought tolerance ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KU002  
Remarks Cryopreserved 

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