Strain number NIES-50  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Aulosira laxa Kirchner ex Bornet & Flauhault  
Synonym -----  
Former name Aulosira fertilissima Ghose (in IAM)  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Pusa, India (-----)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Venkataraman, G. S. (-----)  
Identified by -----  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Axenic[2014 Feb]  
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 16S-ITS-23S ( KJ920354 KJ920353 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 6 μm  
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-128
Remarks Cryopreserved 

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