Strain number NIES-39  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Arthrospira platensis (Nordstedt) Gomont  
Synonym Arthrospira platensis Gomont  
Former name Spirulina platensis (Gomont) Geitler  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Chad, Chad (-----)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Salt water  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) (-----)  
Identified by -----  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Jan.]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  SOT  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  1 (12-15) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP011615 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB074508 DQ393279 ) , cpcB, cpcA ( DQ393287 ) , crtB ( AB001284 ) , cyaA ( D49530 ) , cyaG ( D49531 ) , cyaC ( D49692 ) , groEL ( AB039632 ) , gyrB ( AB074765 ) , petH ( AB113346 ) , MS ( AB548759 ) , mth ( AB282753 ) , recA ( U33924 ) , rpoC1 ( AB074788 ) , rpoD1 ( AB074815 )  
Cell size (min - max) 6 - 7 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Autotrophic ; Genome decoded strain (Fujisawa, T. et al. 2010) ; Hydrogen evolution ; Contains good quality of proteins  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-135 (=M-222)
 
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