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Strain number NIES-1059  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann  
Synonym Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kützing; Microcystis novacekii (Komárek) Compère; Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann; Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Former name Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Tsuchiura Ibaraki Japan (1978-12-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0428477398 / 140.373233439 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (1978-12-**)  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  18 C
Light intensity:  15-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 6 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; ST26 (Tanabe, Y. et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 46  
Remarks Toxicity; Cryopreserved 
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Reference
Tanabe, Y., Watanabe, M. M. 2011 Local expansion of a panmictic lineage of water bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. PLoS One, 6, e17085 (article ID).
Strain(s): 448788899091989910010110210310410510610710810911011111229829947860484390110501051105210531054105510561057105810591060106110621063106410651066106710681069107010721075107610771085109010911092109310941095109610971098110011011102110311041105110611071108111311141115112211231124112511261127112811291130113111321133113411351136113711381139114011411142114311441145114611471148114911501151115211531155115611571159116011611162116311641170117111721173117411751176117711791180118111831184118511861209121112131214121512161217121812191220122112221223122412251226122712281229123012311232123312341235123612371238123912401241124212431244124512511252125312542088208920902091246524662467246824692470247124722473247424752476247724782479248024812482248324842485248624872488248924902491249224932494249524962546254725482549255025512552255325542555255625572558255925602561259125922593259425952596259725982599260026012602260326042605260626072608260926102611261226132617261826192620262126222623262426252626262726282629 

Tanabe, Y., Sano, T., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M. 2009b Recombination, cryptic clades and neutral molecular divergence of the microcystin synthetase (mcy) genes of toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. BMC Evol. Biol., 9, 115 (article ID).
Strain(s): 44878889909198991001011021031041051061071081091101111122982994786048439011050105110521053105410551056105710581059106010611062106310641065106610671068106910701072107510761077108510901091109210931094109510961097109811001101110211031104110511061107110811131114111511221123112411251126112711281129113011311132113311341135113611371138113911401141114211431144114511461147114811491150115111521153115511561157115911601161116211631164117011711172120912111213121412151216121712181219122012211222122312241225122612271228122912301231123212331234123512361237123812391240124112421243124412451251125212531254246524662467246924702471247224732474247524762477247824792561 
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-115

Tanabe, Y., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M. 2007 Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) reveals high genetic diversity and clonal population structure of the toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. Microbiology, 153, 3695-3703.
Strain(s): 44878889909198991001011021031041051061071081091101111122982994786048439019331050105110521053105410551056105710581059106010611062106310641065106610671068106910701072107510761077108510901091109210931094109510961097109811001101110211031104110511061107110811131114111511221123112411251126112711281129113011311132113311341135113611371138113911401141114211431144114511461147114811491150115111521153115511561157115911601161116211631164117011711172120912111213121412151216121712181219122012211222122312241225122612271228122912301231123212331234123512361237123812391240124112421243124412451251125212531254 

Watanabe, M. F. 1996 Production of microcystins. In Toxic Microcystis, Eds. by Watanabe, M. F., Harada, K., Carmichael W. W. & Fujii, H., CRC Press, Boca Raton, p. 35-56.
Strain(s): 1053105410591061106310641066106710681070107110721074107610771079108110831085108610901091109310951097109810991140 

Park, H-D., Hayashi, H. 1994 Microcystis and microcystins [Microcystis zoku to mikuroshisuchin]. In Waterbloom of Blue-green Algae and Their Toxins [Aoko, sono shutsugen to dokuso], Eds. by Watanabe, M. F., Harada,K. & Fujii, H., University of Tokyo Press, p. 75-99 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 7374105310541055105910611063106410661067106810701071107210741076107710791080108110831084108510861090109110931095109710981099114011543349 

Watanabe, M. F. 1994 Cultivation of toxic blue-green algae [Yûdoku-ransô no baiyô]. In Waterbloom of Blue-green Algae and Their Toxins [Aoko, sono shutsugen to dokuso], Eds. by Watanabe, M. F., Harada,K. & Fujii, H., University of Tokyo Press, p. 101-116 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 10591091 

Watanabe, M. F., Oishi, S., Harada, K-I., Matsuura, K., Kawai, H., Suzuki, M. 1988 Toxins contained in Microcystis species of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae). Toxicon, 26, 1017-1025.
Strain(s): 103112105910843349 

Watanabe, M. F., Oishi, S., Watanabe, Y., Watanabe, M. 1986 Strong probability of lethal toxicity in the blue-green alga Microcystis viridis Lemmermann. J. Phycol., 22, 552-556.
Strain(s): 981001011031122981053105410551058105910671091 

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