Strain number NIES-22  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix brevissima G.S.West  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Palau Isl. Palau (1941-09-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Atsushi  
Identified by Negoro, Ken-ichiro  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018207 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB074504 ) , gyrB ( AB074768 ) , rpoC1 ( AB074791 ) , rpoD1 ( AB074818 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Chromatic adaptation  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-7 (=M-249)
 
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Curren, E., Teruaki, Y., Kuwahara, V. S., Leong, S. C. Y. 2019 Rapid profiling of tropical marine cyanobacterial communities. Reg. Stud. Mar. Sci., 25,
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; MinION-Oxford Nanopore sequencer; Biodiversity; 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing; Long-read sequencing; Coastal waters; Southeast Asia; Monitoring
Strain(s): 22254284321352481 
DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2018.100485

Seo, P-S., Yokota, A. 2003 The phylogenetic relationships of cyanobacteria inferred from 16S rRNA, gyrB, rpoC1 and rpoD1 gene sequences. J. Gen. Appl. Micobiol., 49, 191-203.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; gyrB; phylogeny; protein evolution; rpoC1; rpoD1; 16S rDNA
Strain(s): 19212225391042093209521283277 
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.49.191

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Hirata, K., Phunchindawan, M., Tukamoto, J., Goda, S., Miyamoto, K. 1996 Cryopreservation of microalgae using encapsulation-dehydration. CryoLetters, 17, 321-328.
Keywords: Dunaliella tertiolecta; microalgae; cryopreservation; encapsulation-dehydration
Strain(s): 8192224273244242375396422437 

Ichimura, T., Itoh, T. 1977 17. Preservation methods of microalgae (I) [17. Bisaisôrui no hozonhô (I)]. In Preservation methods of microorganisms [Biseibutsu Hozonhô], Ed. by Nei, T., University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, p. 355-373 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 19212223242728303132333436373839404144454647484950122123127131144152173175179180181182183185198200203206217226227241266267268271295309310334338379436448450455527 

Pedersén, M., DaSilva, E. J. 1973 Simple brominated phenols in the bluegreen alga Calothrix brevissima West. Planta, 115, 83-86.
Strain(s): 22 
PubMed: 24458820
DOI: 10.1007/BF00388608

Watanabe, A. 1960 List of algal strains in collection at the Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Tokyo. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 6, 283-292.
Strain(s): 192122232425262829374749226227 

Watanabe, A. 1959 Distribution of nitrogen-fixing blue-green algae in various areas of south and east Asia. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 5, 21-29.
Strain(s): 2237 
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.5.21

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