Strain number NIES-3373  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Spirulina subsalsa Oersted ex Gomont var. salina Kuroiwa & Tasaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Barr Al-Hikman Oman (2011-11-25)  
Latitude / Longitude 20.59020000 / 58.26908055 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Tidal flat sediment)  
History < Kuroiwa, Youichi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kuroiwa, Youichi (2012-11-15)  
Identified by Kuroiwa, Youichi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2016 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  IMK + NaCl  
Temperature:  37 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB873003 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Thermophilic ; Halophilic ; Attached  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : BAH8-10-45  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Fragile species to temperature changes 
Movie  
Reference
Hamana, K., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2016 Additional analysis of cyanobacterial polyamines ─ Distributions of spermidine, homospermidine, spermine, and thermospermine within the phylum Cyanobacteria. ─ Microb. Resour. Syst., 32, 179-186.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; thermospermine
Strain(s): 208620872134241225393373 

Kuroiwa, Y., Al-Maamari, R. S., Tasaki, M., Okamura, K., Sueyoshi, M., Nakashima, A., Yoshida, E., Suzuki, K. 2014 Spirulina subsalsa var. salina var. nov.: Thermo-halotolerant cyanobacteria accumulating two kinds of compatible solute, originated from the Sultanate of Oman. J. Environ. Biotechnol. (環境バイオテクノロジー学会誌), 14, 43-56.
Keywords: Spirulina subsalsa var. salina var. nov.; Halospirulina; halotolerant; glycine betamine; O-α-D-glucopyranosyl-(1→2)-glycerole
Strain(s): 3373 

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