Strain number NIES-3708  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Geminocystis sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Mimomi Hongo Park Narashino Chiba Japan (2013-11-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.684195 / 140.064770 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2013-11-01)  
Identified by Hirose, Yuu  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2015 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP014815 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Phototaxis ; chromatic adaptation ; Genome decoded strain (Hirose, Y. et al. 2015a)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT003  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hirose, Y., Katayama, M., Ohtsubo, Y., Misawa, N., Iioka, E., Suda, W., Oshima, K., Hanaoka, M., Tanaka, K., Eki, T., Ikeuchi, M., Kikuchi, Y., Ishida, M., Hattori, M. 2015a Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Geminocystis sp. strain NIES-3708, which performs type II complementary chromatic acclimation. GenomeA, 3, e00357-15 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3708 
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00385-15

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