The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data


Strain number NIES-3708  
Phylum Cyanophyta   Class Cyanophyceae 
Scientific name Geminocystis sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Mimomi Hongo Park Narashino Chiba Japan (2013-11-01)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2013-11-01)  
Identified by Hirose, Yuu  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2015 Mar]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Cryopreservation  
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 6-10 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP014815-AP014820 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Phototaxis; chromatic adaptation ; Genome decoded strain (Hirose, Y. et al. 2015a)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT003  
Remarks Cryopreserved 

Reference
331)   Hirose, Y., Katayama, M., Ohtsubo, Y., Misawa, N., Iioka, E., Suda, W., Oshima, K., Hanaoka, M., Tanaka, K., Eki, T., Ikeuchi, M., Kikuchi, Y., Ishida, M., Hattori, M. 2015a Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Geminocystis sp. strain NIES-3708, which performs type II complementary chromatic acclimation. GenomeA, 3, e00357-15 (article ID). , Strain(s): 3708