The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3259  
Phylum Cyanophyta   Class Cyanophyceae 
Scientific name Calothrix parietina Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Safferman, R.S. (Indiana Univ.)  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 4-7 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 4 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation (aerobic condition)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-121
Other strain no. : Safferman M-13-1-1  
Remarks Cryopreserved[2016 Nov]