Strain number NIES-2111  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Kakuma Campus, Kanazawa Univrersity Kanazawa Japan  
Latitude / Longitude 36.545214 / 136.704093 
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:  13-18 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018184 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB187508 LC322125 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Drought tolerance ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-272
Other strain no. : KK-01  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Very slow growth 
Movie  
Reference
Takaichi, S., Mochimaru, M., Maoka, T., Katoh, H. 2005 Myxol and 4-ketomyxol 2'-fucosides, not rhamnosides, from Anabaena sp. PCC 7120 and Nostoc punctiforme PCC 73102, and proposal for the biosynthetic pathway of carotenoids. Plant Cell Physiol., 46, 497-504.
Keywords: Anabaena; carotenogenesis; carotenoid; 4-ketomyxol 2'-fucoside; Nostoc
Strain(s): 210921102111 
PubMed: 15695449
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pci049

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