Strain number NIES-981  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Cyanobium sp.  
Synonym  
Former name Formerly identified as Synechococcus sp., re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis[2016 Apr]  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Iriomote Isl., Hoshidate Okinawa Japan (1999-07-01)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Tidal flat sediment)  
History < Tezuka, Naoaki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tezuka, Naoaki (1999-09-**)  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2015 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( LT578417 ) , 16S rRNA ( AF448064 ) , rpoC1 ( AF448085 )  
Cell size (min - max) 1 - 3 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Test strain (Yamagishi, T., et al. 2016) ; Genome decoded strain (Yamaguchi, H. et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Hos  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
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