Strain number NIES-2098  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Synonym  
Former name Calothrix elenkinii Kossinskaja  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Ishikawa, Masako  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018172 ) , 16S rRNA ( LC215281 ) , plasmid DNA ( AP018173 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-61
Other strain no. : Ishikawa 103X (1) W-N-F  
Remarks Cryopreserved[2016 Nov]; Axenic 
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