Strain number NIES-73  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Sphaerospermopsis kisseleviana (Elenkin) Zapomělová, Jezberová, Hrouzek, Hisem, Řeháková & Komárková  
Synonym Anabaena flos-aquae (Lyngbye) Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault; Anabaena flos-aquae Brébisson ex Bornet et Flahault f. flos-aquae  
Former name Formerly identified as Dolichospermum flos-aquae (=Anabaena flos-aquae), re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis[2016 Jul]  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura Ibaraki Japan (1978-08-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0428477398 / 140.373233439 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (1978-08-**)  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Jan.]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  22 C
Light intensity:  20-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB042858 AY701573 ) , pcB, pcA ( AY702243 )  
Cell size (min - max) 5 - 7 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 32 (K-TAN-32)  
Remarks Unstable 
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