Strain number NIES-1728  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Aphanizomenon flos-aquae (L.) Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Inbanuma Chiba Japan (1997-05-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.802837 / 140.251052 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Li, Renhui  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Li, Renhui (1997-05-**)  
Identified by Li, Renhui  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6-12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AY196083 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Planktonic ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Aph Inba  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 243671155160203233246329333391405417440487503529531538548553587597727805843859931995100310121015101710311044104512591326133113771382138814111435143914401441144214581728182618311833184018461862186519562131214421462147215021752176218522682325234123522377241124122437285428552856285828592860 
PubMed: 24346654
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Li, R., Carmichael, W. W., Pereira, P. 2003 Morphological and 16S rRNA gene evidence for reclassification of the paralytic shellfish toxin producing Aphanizomenon flos-aquae LMECYA 31 as Aphanizomenon issatschenkoi (Cyanophyceae). J. Phycol., 39, 814-818.
Keywords: Ahanizomenon issatschenkoi; cyanotoxin; 16S rDNA; morphology; gene sequences; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1728 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.02199.x

Li, R., Carmichael, W. W., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Taxonomic re-evaluation of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NH-5 based on morphology and 16S rRNA gene sequences. Hydrobiologia, 438, 99-105.
Keywords: Aphanizomenon; Cyanobacteria; 16S rRNA; morphology; sequences; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1728 
DOI: 10.1023/A:1004166029866

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