Strain number NIES-4103  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Sawa, Katori Chiba Japan (2008-04-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.805996 / 140.470123 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2008-05-01)  
Identified by Katayama, Mitsunori  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11 (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018288 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT020  
Remarks Axenic; Very slow growth 
Movie  
Reference
Magonono, M., Oberholster, P. J., Addmore, S., Stanley, M., Gumbo, J. R. 2018 The presence of toxic and non-toxic Cyanobacteria in the sediments of the Limpopo River Basin: Implications for human health. Toxins, 10, 269 (article ID).
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; nutrient enrichment; akinetes; harmful algal blooms; PCR; phylogenetic analyses
Strain(s): 4103 
PubMed: 29970791
DOI: 10.3390/toxins10070269

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