The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3645  
Phylum Glaucophyta   Class Glaucophyceae 
Scientific name Cyanophora cuspidata Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Takayama-cho, Ikoma Nara Japan (2012-03-15)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Sediment)  
History < Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Takahashi, Toshiyuki (2012-03-28)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki; Matsuzaki, Ryo; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  C  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 7-9 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 2 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB973922 ) , psaB ( AB973450 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain (Takahashi, T. et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 101  

1556)   Takahashi, T., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Matsuzaki, R., Kawafune, K., Kawamura, M., Okuda,K., Nozaki, H. 2014 Five Cyanophora (Cyanophorales, Glaucophyta) species delineated based on morphological and molecular data. J. Phycol., 50, 1058-1069. , Keywords: Cyanophora; field-emission scanning electron microscopy; freeze-fracture method; Glaucophyta; molecular phylogeny; morphology; new species; secondary structure of nuclear rDNA ITS-2; taxonomy; ultrastructure , Strain(s): 5477637643645