Strain number NIES-2549  
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  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Omitama Ibaraki Japan (2005-07-17)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.16083333 / 140.31361111 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tanabe, Yuuhiko (2005-07-25)  
Identified by Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2015 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  15-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( CP011304 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Indicator ; ST120 (Tanabe et al. 2009a) ; Genome decoded strain (Yamaguchi et al. 2015)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Ks05TA38  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Klemenčič, M., Funk, C. 2018 Structural and functional diversity of caspase homologues in non-metazoan organisms. Protoplasma, 255, 387-397.
Strain(s): 448432549 
PubMed: 28744694
DOI: 10.1007/s00709-017-1145-5

Lin, W., Zhao, D., Luo, J. 2018 Distribution of alkaline phosphatase genes in cyanobacteria and the role of alkaline phosphatase on the acquisition of phosphorus from dissolved organic phosphorus for cyanobacterial growth. J. Appl. Phycol., 30, 839-850.
Keywords: Alkaline; phosphatase; Cyanobacteria; Dissolved organic phosphorus; Distribution
Strain(s): 303981213025493756 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-017-1267-3

Zhao, L., Song, Y., Li, L., Gan, N., Brand, JJ., Song, L. 2018 The highly heterogeneous methylated genomes and diverserestriction-modification systems of bloom-forming Microcystis. Harmful Algae, 75, 87-93.
Keywords: Cyanobacterial bloom; DNA methylation modification; Epigenetics; Methyltransferase; Microcystis; SMRT
Strain(s): 8432549 
PubMed: 29778228
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2018.04.005

Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Tanabe, Y., Osana, Y., Shimura, Y., Ishida, K-I., Kawachi, M. 2015 Complete genome sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-2549, a bloom-forming cyanobacterium from lake Kasumigaura, Japan. GenomeA, 3, e00551-15 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2549 
PubMed: 26021928
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00551-15

Tanabe, Y., Watanabe, M. M. 2011 Local expansion of a panmictic lineage of water bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. PLoS One, 6, e17085 (article ID).
Strain(s): 448788899091989910010110210310410510610710810911011111229829947860484390110501051105210531054105510561057105810591060106110621063106410651066106710681069107010721075107610771085109010911092109310941095109610971098110011011102110311041105110611071108111311141115112211231124112511261127112811291130113111321133113411351136113711381139114011411142114311441145114611471148114911501151115211531155115611571159116011611162116311641170117111721173117411751176117711791180118111831184118511861209121112131214121512161217121812191220122112221223122412251226122712281229123012311232123312341235123612371238123912401241124212431244124512511252125312542088208920902091246524662467246824692470247124722473247424752476247724782479248024812482248324842485248624872488248924902491249224932494249524962546254725482549255025512552255325542555255625572558255925602561259125922593259425952596259725982599260026012602260326042605260626072608260926102611261226132617261826192620262126222623262426252626262726282629 
PubMed: 21390221
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017085

Tanabe, Y. 2010 "Biological species recognition" within the toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis. IFO Res. Commun., 24, 69-79 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: Microcystis; MLST; microcystin synthetase; recombination; biological species recognition
Strain(s): 246524662467246824692470247124722473247424752476247724782479248024812482248324842485248624872488248924902491249224932494249524962546254725482549255025512552255325542555255625572558255925602561259125922593259425952596259725982599260026012602260326042605260626072608260926102611261226132617261826192620262126222623262426252626262726282629 

Tanabe, Y., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M. 2009a Fine-scale spatial and temporal genetic differentiation of water bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa: revealed by multilocus sequence typing. Environ. Microbiol. Rep., 1, 575-582.
Strain(s): 2469247024712472247324742475247624772478247924802481248224832484248524862487248824892490249124922493249424952496254625472548254925502551255225532554255525562557255825592560256125922593259426172618 

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