The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3585  
Phylum Cyanophyta   Class Cyanophyceae 
Scientific name Nodularia sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Yatsu Tidal Flat Narashino Chiba Japan (2011-09-**)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Tidal flat sediment)  
History < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2011-**-**)  
Identified by Katayama, Mitsunori  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  Modified BG-110 (agar)  
Temperature: 25 C
Light intensity: 13-16 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 2 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation; Benthic; Epiphytic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT044  
Remarks Cryopreserved