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Strain number NIES-1084  
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 wesenbergii Komárek  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Ukiginu-ike Pond Ohda Shimane Japan (1984-09-06)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.128295 / 132.593735 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (1984-09-06)  
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) - 4 μm  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Microcystin not detected  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 85  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Onodera, H., Oshima, Y., Watanabe, M. F., Watanabe, M., Bolch, C. J., Blackburn, S., Yasumoto, T. 1996 Screening of paralytic shellfish toxins in freshwater cyanobacteria and chemical confirmation of the toxins in cultured Anabaena circinalis from Australia. In Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commissions of UNESCO, Eds. by Yasumoto, T., Oshima, Y. & Fukuyo, Y., p. 563-566.
Strain(s): 1063106810791084109010931099 

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): 741053105510591061106310641066106710681070107210741076107710791080108110831084108510861090109110931095109710981099114011543349 

Kato, T., Watanabe, M. F., Watanabe M. 1991 Allozyme divergence in Microcystis (Cyanophyceae) and its taxonomic inference. Algol. Stud., 64, 129-140.
Keywords: cyanophytes/cyanobacteria; Microcystis; allozyme divergence; allozyme genotype; allozyme study; cell size; molecular taxonomy
Strain(s): 10551058106110631064106710681070107410771079108110841086109010911093109510971098 

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): 112105910843349 

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