Strain number NIES-2133  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Thermosynechococcus elongatus Katoh, Itoh, Shen & Ikeuchi  
Synonym Synechococcus elongatous  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Beppu Hot Spring Beppu Oita Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Hot spring  
History < IAM (2007);  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  50 C
Light intensity:  50-70 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  12L:12D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BA000039 )  
Cell size (min - max) 1 - 5 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Genome decoded strain ; Thermophilic (opt. 57℃)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-273
Other strain no. : BP-1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Fragile species to temperature changes; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Lianga, Y., Kaczmarek, M. B., Kasprzak, A. K., Tang, J., Shah, M. M. R., Jin, P., Klepacz-Smółk, A., Cheng, J. J., Ledakowicz, S., Daroch, M. 2018 Thermosynechococcaceae as a source of thermostable C-phycocyanins: properties and molecular insights. Algal Res., 35, 223-235.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Phycocyanin; Thermophile; Thermostability; Phycobilisome; Natural pigment
Strain(s): 21332134 
DOI: 10.1016/j.algal.2018.08.037

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