Strain number NIES-2886  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Pacific Ocean (West Pacific)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  PRO-99  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  18-21 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 1 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics Clade: High Light - HLII  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 296
Other strain no. : GP2  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Stawiarski, B., Buitenhuis, ET., Le Quéré, C. 2016 The physiological response of picophytoplankton to temperature and its model representation. Front. Marine Sci., 3, 164 (article ID).
Strain(s): 258826932886 
DOI: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00164

Shimada, A., Maruyama, T., Miyachi, S. 1996 Vertical distributions and photosynthetic action spectra of two oceanic picophytoplankters, Prochlorococcus marinus and Synechococcus sp.. Mar. Biol., 127, 15-23.
Strain(s): 28842886 
DOI: 10.1007/BF00993639

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