The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3866  
Phylum Glaucophyta   Class Glaucophyceae 
Scientific name Glaucocystis bhattacharyae Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Toho University Funabashi Chiba Japan (2012-07-03)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond sediment)  
History < Takahashi, Toshiyuki; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Takahashi, Toshiyuki (2012-07-03)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
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 psaB ( LC120669 ) , psbA ( LC120684 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC120725 )
Cell size (min - max) 12 - 27 μm   Organization  
Characteristics Benthic; Attached ; Authentic strain (Takahashi, T. et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 118  

1555)   Takahashi, T., Nishida, T., Tuji, A., Saito, C., Matsuzaki, R., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Yasuda, H., Nozaki, H. 2016 Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci. Rep., 6, 29209 (article ID). , Strain(s): 966136919612141386638673868