Strain number NIES-2086  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus marinus S.W.Chisholm, S.L.Frankel, R.Goericke, R.J.Olson, B.Palenik, J.B.Waterbury, L.West-Johnsrud & E.R.Zettler  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Sargasso Sea, area of the North Atlantic Ocean (1988-05-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kawachi, Masanobu < CCMP  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Frankel, S.; West-Johnsrud, L. (1991-01-01)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  PRO-99  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information ispA ( AY998077 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : CCMP 1377
Other strain no. : SS52  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Komatsu, H., Wada, K., Kanjoh, T., Miyashita, H., Sato, M., Kawachi, M., Kobayashi, M. 2016 Unique chlorophylls in picoplankton Prochlorococcus sp. “Physicochemical properties of divinyl chlorophylls, and the discovery of monovinyl chlorophyll b as well as divinyl chlorophyll b in the species Prochlorococcus NIES-2086.” Photosynth. Res., 130, 445-467.
Keywords: Chlorophyll; Divinyl chlorophyll; Pheophytin; Photosynthesis; Prochlorococcus
Strain(s): 208620872884 
PubMed: 27334004
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-016-0283-5

Hamana, K., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2016 Additional analysis of cyanobacterial polyamines ─ Distributions of spermidine, homospermidine, spermine, and thermospermine within the phylum Cyanobacteria. ─ Microb. Resour. Syst., 32, 179-186.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; thermospermine
Strain(s): 208620872134241225393373 

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