The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-2141  
Phylum Glaucophyta   Class Glaucophyceae 
Scientific name Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. ex Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Synonym Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. 1958 (nom. provis., inval.)  
Former name Formerly identified as Glaucocystis nostochinearum, re-identified by Takahashi, T. et al. 2016[2016 Jul]  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) pool at Cambridge , England U.K.  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < UTEX (1989);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, Ralph A. (1963-**-**)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Jan.]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  CSi  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 5-9 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 4 M  
Gene information Mitochondria DNA ( HQ908425 NC_015117 ) , LC120728 ( ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ) , AB973458 ( psaB ) , LC120685 ( psbA )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Genome decoded strain; Thermophilic (opt. 57℃)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-124; UTEX 64; SAG B 229-1; CCAP 229/1; CAUP H2801; CAUP O101

1555)   Takahashi, T., Nishida, T., Tuji, A., Saito, C., Matsuzaki, R., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Yasuda, H., Nozaki, H. 2016 Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci. Rep., 6, 29209 (article ID). , Strain(s): 966136919612141386638673868