Strain number NIES-1956  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Scytonema javanicum Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Tsukuba Botanical Garden Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 582  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Fragile species to temperature changes 
Movie  
Reference
Chamizo, S., Mugnai, G., Rossi, F., Certini, G., De Philippis, R. 2018 Cyanobacteria inoculation improves soil stability and fertility on different textured soils: Gaining insights for applicability in soil restoration. Front. Environ. Sci., 6, 49 (article ID).
Keywords: autotrophic organisms; biocrust development; exopolysaccharides; organic carbon; soil nitrogen, soil; degradation
Strain(s): 19562121 
DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00049

Chamizo, S., Adessi, A., Mugnai, G., Simiani, A., , De Philippis, R. 2018 Soil type and cyanobacteria species influence the macromolecular and chemical characteristics of the polysaccharidic matrix in induced biocrusts. Microb. Ecol., ,
Keywords: Biological soil crust; Cyanobacteria inoculation; Molecular weight; Monosaccharide composition; Loosely bound; EPS; Tightly bound EPS
Strain(s): 19562121 
PubMed: 30535915
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-018-1305-y

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

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