Strain number NIES-44  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann  
Synonym Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kützing; Microcystis novacekii (Komárek) Compère; Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann; Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Former name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann f. aeruginosa  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Ibaraki Japan (1974-08-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0428477398 / 140.373233439 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Makoto M. (1974-08-**)  
Identified by Watanabe, Makoto M.  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CB  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  20-30 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  20 D  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BBPA00000000 ) , 16S-23S-ITS ( AB015361 AB015387 AB254437 ) , ftsZ ( AB324850 ) , glnA ( AB324929 ) , gltX ( AB325008 ) , gyrB ( AB325087 ) , pgi ( AB325166 ) , recA ( AB325245 ) , tpi ( AB325324 )  
Cell size (min - max) 6 - 8 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; ST1 (Tanabe, Y. et al. 2007) ; Genome decoded strain (Okano, K. et al. 2015)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-176 (=M-228)
 
Remarks Cryopreserved 
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