Strain number NIES-1961  
Phylum Glaucophyta  
Class Glaucophyceae  
Scientific name Glaucocystis miyajii Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Former name Formerly identified as Glaucocystis nostochinearum, re-identified by Takahashi, T. et al. 2016[2016 Jul]  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Kanazawa, Kofutamatamachi Ishikawa Japan (2003-07-01)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TKB;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kai, Atsushi (2003-07-**)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( KF631383 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( KF631365 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( LC120724 ) , CO1 ( AB491671 ) , cob ( KF631350 ) , psaB ( LC120668 ) , psbA ( KF631333 ) , rbcL ( AB491670 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Autotrophic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TKB-333  
Takahashi, T., Nishida, T., Tuji, A., Saito, C., Matsuzaki, R., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Yasuda, H., Nozaki, H. 2016 Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci. Rep., 6, 29209 (article ID).
Strain(s): 966136919612141386638673868 
DOI: 10.1038/srep29209

Chong, J., Jackson, C., Kim, J. I., Yoon, H. S., Reyes-Prieto, A. 2014 Molecular markers from different genomic compartments reveal cryptic diversity within glaucophyte species. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 76, 181-188.
Keywords: Glaucophyta; Cyanophora; Glaucocystis; Cryptic species diversity; Archaeplastida
Strain(s): 76376496613691961 
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.019

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