Strain number NIES-928  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Planktothrix rubescens (DC. ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek  
Synonym Oscillatoria rubescens DC. ex Gomont  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Cambria, England U.K. (1975-**-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Suda, Shoichiro < CCAP  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Jaworski, G. H. M. (1975-**-**)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro (Reidentify)  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  22-30 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( FJ184422 GQ995000 ) , 16S-23S rRNA ( AB686456 GQ995018 ) , gyrB ( GQ995043 ) , mcyE ( AB638214 ) , rpoB ( GQ995009 ) , rpoC1 ( FJ173023 GQ995068 ) , rbcL ( FJ184476 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : CCAP 1459/14
 
Remarks Toxicity; Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Gaget, V., Welker, M., Rippka, R., de Marsac, N. T. 2015 A polyphasic approach leading to the revision of the genus Planktothrix (Cyanobacteria) and its type species, P. agardhii, and proposal for integrating the emended valid botanical taxa, as well as three new species, Planktothrix paucivesiculata sp. nov.ICNP, Planktothrix tepida sp. nov.ICNP, Planktothrix serta sp. nov.ICNP, as genus and species names with nomenclatural standing under th ICNP. Syst. Appl. Microbiol., 38, 141-158.
Keywords: Polyphasic taxonomy; 16S rRNA gene; ITS; MLST; gyrB; rpoB; rpoC1; Planktothrix Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988ICN emend. gen. nov. ICNP
Strain(s): 9059281266 
DOI: 10.1016/j.syapm.2015.02.004

Shimizu, K., Sano, T., Kubota, R., Kobayashi, N., Tahara, M., Obama, T., Sugimoto, N., Nishimura, T., Ikarashi, Y. 2014 Effects of the amino acid constituents of microcystin variants on cytotoxicity to primary cultured rat hepatocytes. Toxins, 6, 168-179.
Keywords: microcystin; variants; cytotoxicity; primary cultured rat hepatocytes; environmental water
Strain(s): 90595610928 
PubMed: 24380975
DOI: 10.3390/toxins6010168

Hodoki, Y., Ohbayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Okuda, N., Nakano, S. 2012 Detection and identification of potentially toxic cyanobacteria: Ubiquitous distribution of Microcystis aeruginosa and Cuspidothrix issatschenkoi in Japanese lakes. Harmful Algae, 16, 49-57.
Keywords: Anatoxin-a; Automated rRNA intergenic spacer analysis (ARISA); Cuspidothrix issatschenkoi; Cyanotoxin; Microcystin; Microcystis aeruginosa
Strain(s): 304077102111230512843905928932937991164516691698172919502116 
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2012.01.003

Lin, S., Wu, Z., Yu, G., Zhu, M., Yu, B., Li, R. 2010 Genetic diversity and molecular phylogeny of Planktothrix (Oscillatoriales, cyanobacteria) strains from China. Harmful Algae, 9, 87-97.
Keywords: diversity; phylogeny; Planktothrix; 16S rRNA; rbcLX; rpoC1; taxonomy; water bloom
Strain(s): 9281266 
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2009.08.004

Sano, T., Takagi, H., Kaya, K. 2004 A Dhb-microcystin from the filamentous cyanobacterium Planktothrix rubescens. Phytochemistry, 65, 2159-2162.
Keywords: Planktothrix rubescens; cyanobacterium; microcystin; Dhb-microcystin; hepatotoxin; cyanotoxin
Strain(s): 928 
DOI: 10.1016/j.phytochem.2004.03.034

Sano, T., Usui, T., Ueda, K., Osada, H., Kaya, K. 2001 Isolation of new protein phosphatase inhibitors from two cyanobacteria species, Planktothrix spp. J. Nat. Prod., 64, 1052-1055.
Strain(s): 905928 

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