Strain number NIES-3866  
Phylum Glaucophyta  
Class Glaucophyceae  
Scientific name Glaucocystis bhattacharyae Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Toho University Funabashi Chiba Japan (2012-07-03)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.695358 / 140.048285 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond sediment)  
History < Takahashi, Toshiyuki; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Takahashi, Toshiyuki (2012-07-03)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-9 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information psaB ( LC120669 ) , psbA ( LC120684 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC120725 )  
Cell size (min - max) 12 - 27 μm  
Characteristics Benthic ; Attached ; Authentic strain (Takahashi, T. et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 118  
Remarks Axenic 
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 
PubMed: 27383831
DOI: 10.1038/srep29209

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