Strain number NIES-2121  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Phormidium ambiguum Gomont  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Africa  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Soil)  
History < IAM (2007) < Tsuzuki, Mikio (2005) < IAM (1994)  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Fukushima, Hiroshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2012 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  13-18 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC455611 ) , 23S rRNA ( LC455612 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : NIG, Japan
 
Remarks Cryopreserved 
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

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