Strain number NIES-2101  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Harima Campus for Science, Univrersity of Hyogo Himeji Hyogo Japan (2002-**-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.928516 / 134.445362 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < IAM (2007) < Katoh, Hiroshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katoh, Hiroshi  
Identified by Katoh, Hiroshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11 (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  5 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( MRCD00000000 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB694935 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Drought tolerance ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Genome decoded strain (Zhu et al. 2017)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-290
Other strain no. : HK-06  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Zhu, T., Hou, S., Lu, X., Hess, W. R. 2017 Draft genome sequences of nine cyanobacterial strains from diverse habitats. GenomeA, 5, e01676-16 (article ID).
Strain(s): 302085925931031210121192130 
PubMed: 28254973
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01676-16

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