The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

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Strain number NIES-41  
Phylum Cyanophyta   Class Cyanophyceae 
Scientific name Dolichospermum circinale (Rabenhorst ex Bornet & Flahault) Wacklin, Hoffmann & Komárek  
Synonym -----  
Former name Anabaena circinalis Rabenhorst ex Bornet et Flahault  
Common name Blue-green alga; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Ibaraki Japan (1974-08-**)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Makoto M.; Ichimura, Terunobu (1974-08-**)  
Identified by Watanabe, Makoto M.  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2013 Nov]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  CB  
Temperature: 22 C
Light intensity: 20-25 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB042859 )
Cell size (min - max) 5 - 14 μm   Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-169
Remarks Unstable 

64)   Beltran, E. C., Neilan, B. 2000 Geographical segregation of the neurotoxin-producing cyanobacterium Anabaena circinalis. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 66, 4468-4474. , Strain(s): 192123404180 

309)   Hirabayashi, R., Imamura, N. 2003 Action mechanism of a selective anti-cyanobacterial compound, argimicin A. J. Antibiotics, 56, 154-159. , Strain(s): 414581102204230298592 

364)   Hosoya, R., Hamana, K., Isobe, M., Yokota, A. 2005 Polyamine distribution profiles within Cyanobacteria. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 21, 3-8. , Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; spermidine , Strain(s): 41507378798081512515592593610846847 

385)   Ichimura, T., Itoh, T. 1977 17. Preservation methods of microalgae (I) [17. Bisaisôrui no hozonhô (I)]. In Preservation methods of microorganisms [Biseibutsu Hozonhô], Ed. by Nei, T., University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, p. 355-373 (in Japanese without English title). , Strain(s): 19212223242728303132333436373839404144454647484950122123127131144152173175179180181182183185198200203206217226227241266267268271295309310334338379436448450455527 

783)   Lyra, C., Suomalainen, S., Gugger, M., Vezie, C., Sundman, P., Paulin, L., Sivonen, K. 2001 Molecular characterization of planktic cyanobacteria of Anabaena, Aphanizomenon, Microcystis and Planktothrix genera. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 51, 13-526. , Keywords: cyanobacteria; 16S rRNA gene; RFLP; sequencing; REP; ERIC , Strain(s): 41447379818998102104 

904)   Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55. , Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection , Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

1042)   Neilan, B. A., Hawkins, P. R., Cox, P. T., Goodman, A. E. 1994 Towards a molecular taxonomy for the bloom-forming cyanobacteria. Aust. J. Mar. Freshwater Res., 45, 869-873. , Keywords: 16S rRNA; PCR; Microcystis; Anabaena; DNA sequence , Strain(s): 417889102107111 

1043)   Neilan, B. A., Jacobs, D., Goodman, A. E. 1995 Genetic diversity and phylogeny of toxic cyanobacteria determined by DNA polymorphisms within the phycocyanin locus. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 61, 3875-3883. , Strain(s): 244041447376788081878998102107111112204207298 

1201)   Oikawa, E. Ishibashi, Y., 2004 Species specificity of musty odor producing Phormidium tenue in Lake Kamafusa. Wat. Sci. Tech., 49, 41-46. , Keywords: 16S-rDNA sequence; 2-methylisoborneol; musty odor; Phormidium tenue phylogenetic tree , Strain(s): 213033417376512611 

1202)   Oikawa, E., Ishibashi, Y., Abe, T., Umetsu, H. 2000 Phylogenetic classification of musty odor and/or toxic compounds producing cyanobacteria. Environ. Eng. Res., 37, 183-191 (in Japanese with English summary). , Keywords: cyanobacteria; musty odor; 16S ribosomal RNA; PCR; phylogenetic trees , Strain(s): 213033417376512 

1449)   Shin, H. J., Matsuda, H., Murakami, M., Yamaguchi, K. 1997 Circinamide, a novel papain inhibitor from the cyanobacterium Anabaena circinalis (NIES-41). Tetrahedron, 53, 5747-5754. , Strain(s): 41 

1527)   Sun, B.-K., Tanji, Y., Unno, H. 2005 Influences of iron and humic acid on the growth of the cyanobacterium Anabaena circinalis. Biochem. Eng. J., 24, 195-201. , Keywords: cyanobacteria; Anabaena circinalis; iron limitation; humic acid , Strain(s): 41 

1528)   Sun, B.-K., Tanji, Y., Unno, H. 2006 Extinction of cells of cyanobacterium Anabaena circinalis in the presence of humic acid under illumination. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 72, 823-828. , Strain(s): 41 

1759)   Watanabe, M. M., Kasai, F., Hiwatari, T., Suda, S., Nei, T. 1984 Cryopreservation of microalgae in liquid nitrogen - Survival of algal cultures after freezing. Jpn. J. Freez. Dry., 30, 23-26 (in Japanese with English title). , Strain(s): 1819212426293139404144454650737475767780818788899091939598991001011201221311351371441512042072132572633794152219223522392579