Strain number NIES-42  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Aphanothece elabens (Brébisson ex Meneghini) Elenkin  
Synonym  
Former name Microcystis elabens  
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 (Lake water)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Makoto M. (1974-08-**)  
Identified by Otsuka, Shigeto  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CT  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  55-70 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  5 D  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB001724 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-177
 
Remarks Not available; Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Curren, E., Teruaki, Y., Kuwahara, V. S., Leong, S. C. Y. 2019 Rapid profiling of tropical marine cyanobacterial communities. Reg. Stud. Mar. Sci., 25,
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; MinION-Oxford Nanopore sequencer; Biodiversity; 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing; Long-read sequencing; Coastal waters; Southeast Asia; Monitoring
Strain(s): 22254284321352481 
DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2018.100485

Pan, H., Song, L., Liu, Y., Börner, T. 2002 Detection of hepatotoxic Microcystis strains by PCR with intact cells from both culture and environmental samples. Arch. Microbiol., 178, 421-427.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Microcystis; Microcystin; Toxin; Peptide synthetase; Whole-cell PCR
Strain(s): 429098101595610 
PubMed: 12420161
DOI: 10.1007/s00203-002-0464-9

Metcalf, J. S., Bell, S. G., Codd, G. A. 2000 Production of novel polyclonal antibodies against the cyanobacterial toxin microcystin-LR and their application for the detection and quantification of microcystins and nodularin. Water Res., 34, 2761-2769.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; blue-green algae; microcystin; toxins; antibodies; immunoassays
Strain(s): 42102103104595 
DOI: 10.1016/S0043-1354(99)00429-7

Ward, C. J., Beattie, K. A., Lee, E. Y. C., Codd, G. A. 1997 Colorimetric protein phosphatase inhibition assay of laboratory strains and natural blooms of cyanobacteria: comparisons with high-performance liquid chromatographic analysis for microcystins. FEMS Mircobiol. Lett., 153, 465-473.
Keywords: Microcystin; Protein phosphatase; Cyanobacteria; High-performance liquid chromatography
Strain(s): 42102103104298595 
PubMed: 9271876
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1997.tb12611.x

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