The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3779  
Phylum Cyanophyta   Class Cyanophyceae 
Scientific name Merismopedia sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Ibaraki Japan (2015-05-14)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Kawabata, Atsushi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kawabata, Atsushi (2015-05-27)  
Identified by Kawabata, Atsushi  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2016 May]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  CB  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 15-22 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Colonial[2015 Aug] 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KAS-1505m