1. Reference list published in 2021

Reference Strain (s)
Agarkova, I. V., Lane, L. C., Dunigan, D. D., Quispe, C. F., Duncan, G. A., Milrot, E., Minsky, A., Esmael, A., Ghosh, J. F., Van Etten, J. L.  2021  Identification of a chlorovirus PBCV-1 protein involved in degrading the host cell wall during virus infection.  Viruses-Basel, 13, 782 (article ID). Chlorella variabilis NIES-2540, NIES-2541
Águila, B., Alcántara-Hernández, R. J., Montejano, G., López-Martínez, R., Falcón, L. I., Becerra-Absalón, I.  2021  Cyanobacteria in microbialites of Alchichica Crater Lake: a polyphasic characterization.  Eur. J. Phycol. Chroococcidium sp. NIES-4398,
Myxosarcina sp. NIES-4397,
Nodosilinea sp. NIES-4394 more
Aoi, J., Sasaki, D., Asayama, M.  2021  Development of a method for phycocyanin recovery from filamentous cyanobacteria and evaluation of its stability and antioxidant capacity.  BMC Biotechnol., 21, 40 (article ID). Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Arii, S., Yamashita, R., Tsuji, K., Tomita, K., Hasegawa, M., Bober, B., Harada, K.  2021  Differences in susceptibility of cyanobacteria species to lytic volatile organic compounds and influence on seasonal succession.  Chemosphere, 284, 131378 (article ID). Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NIES-1728,
Dolichospermum affine NIES-1642,
D. crassum NIES-1652,
Bhattad, T., Koradiya, A., Prakash, G.  2021  Prebiotic activity of paramylon isolated from heterotrophically grown Euglena gracilis.  Heliyon Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Cao, H., Shimura, Y., Steffen, M. M., Yang, Z., Lu, J., Joel, A., Jenkins, L., Kawachi, M., Yin, Y., Garcia-Pichel, F.,  2021  The trait repertoire enabling cyanobacteria to bloom assessed through comparative genomic complexity and metatranscriptomics.  mBio, 11, e01155-20 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843,
Oscillatoria laetevirens NIES-31
Cho, S. J., Sung, Y. J., Lee, J. S., Yu, B. S., Sim, S. J.  2021  Robust cyst germination induction in Haematococcus pluvialis to enhance astaxanthin productivity in a semi-continuous outdoor culture system using power plant flue gas.  Bioresour. Technol., 338, 125533 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Galica, T., Borbone, N., Mareš, J., Kust, A., Caso, A., Esposito, G., Saurav, K., Hájek, J., Řeháková, K., Urajová, P., Costantino, V., Hrouzek, P.  2021  Cyanochelins, an overlooked class of widely distributed cyanobacterial siderophores, discovered by silent gene cluster awakening.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol. Leptolyngbya sp. NIES-3755
Gu, Y., Tobino, T., Nakajima, F.  2021  Determining the relative importance of dietborne and waterborne toxicity of 4-tert-butylphenol and 4-tert-octylphenol to the benthic crustacean, Heterocypris incongruens.  Environ. Sci. Technol., 55, 7939–7948. Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2170,
Closterium acerosum NIES-124,
Desmodesmus subspicatus NIES-797,
Scenedesmus acutus NIES-94
Harada, N., Hirose, Y., Chihong, S., Kurita, H., Sato, M., Onodera, J., Murata, K., Itoh, F.  2021  A novel characteristic of a phytoplankton as a potential source of straight-chain alkanes.  Sci Rep, 11, 14190 (article ID). Emiliania huxleyi NIES-3367,
Dicrateria rotunda NIES-1001, NIES-2779, NIES-2780
Jiang, M., Nakano, S.  2021  Application of image analysis for algal biomass quantifcation: a low‑cost and non‑destructive method based on HSI color space.  J. Appl. Phycol. Aulacoseira granulata NIES-333,
Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2172
Kato, S., Nam, H. G.  2021  The cell division cycle of Euglena gracilis indicates that the level of circadian plasticity to the external light regime changes in prolonged-stationary cultures.  Plants-Basel, 10, 1475 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Li, B., Li, J., An, G., Zhao, C., Wang, C.  2021  Long-term and strong suppression against Microcystis growth and microcystin-release by luteolin continuous-release microsphere: Optimal construction, characterization, effects and proteomic mechanisms.  Water Res., 202, 117448 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-102,  NIES-298
Makita, Y., et al.  2021  Identification of a dual orange/far-red and blue light photoreceptor from an oceanic green picoplankton.  Nat. Commun., 12, 3593 (article ID). Pycnococcus provasolii NIES-2893
Maeda, I., Kudou, S., Iwai, S.  2021  Efficient isolation and cultivation of endosymbiotic Chlorella from Paramecium bursaria on agar plates by co-culture with yeast cells.  J. Microbiol. Methods, 186, 106254 (article ID). Chlorella vulgari var. vulgari NIES-227
Miyauchi, H., Harada, K., Suzuki, Y., Okada, K., Aoki, M., Umemura, T., Fujiwara,S., Tsuzuki, M.  2021  Development of an algal cell-attached solid surface culture system for simultaneous wastewater treatment and biomass production.  Agal Res., 58, 102394 (article ID). Parachlorella kessleri NIES-2160
Mizukami-Murata, S., Suzuki, Y., Sakurai, K., Yamashita, H.  2021  Freshwater alga Raphidocelis subcapitata undergoes metabolomic changes in response to electrostatic adhesion by micrometer-sized nylon 6 particles.  Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Nagao, R., Yokono, M., Kato, K., Ueno, Y., Shen, J.-R., Akimoto, S.  2021  High‑light modifcation of excitation‑energy‑relaxation processes in the green fagellate Euglena gracilis.  Photosynth. Res. Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Phan,C.-S., Matsuda, K., Balloo, N., Fujita, K., Wakimoto, T., Okino, T.  2021  Argicyclamides A–C Unveil Enzymatic Basis for Guanidine Bis-prenylation  J. Am. Chem. Soc. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-88
Rubiyatno, R., Mori, K., Inoue, D., Kim, S., Yu, J., Lee, T., Ike, M., Toyama, T.  2021  Isolation and characterization of Euglena gracilis-associated bacteria, Enterobacter sp. CA3 and Emticicia sp. CN5, capable of promoting the growth and paramylon production of E. gracilis under mixotrophic cultivation.  Microorganisms, 9, 1496 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Russell, S., Jackson, C., Reyes-Prieto, A.  2021  High sequence divergence but limited architectural rearrangements in organelle genomes of Cyanophora (Glaucophyta) species.  J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 68, e12831 (article ID). Cyanophora paradoxa NIES-763,
Cyanophora sudae NIES-764
Shibata, A., Takahashi, F., Imamura, N., Kasahara, M.  2021  Characteristics of maltose transport system in the endosymbiont Chlorella variabilis of Paramecium bursaria.  Phycol. Res. Chlorella vulgaris NIES-227
Shimakawa, G., Shoguchi, E., Burlacot, A., Ifuku, K., Che, Y., Kumazawa, M., Tanaka, K., Nakanishi, S.  2021  Coral symbionts evolved a functional polycistronic flavodiiron gene.  Photosynth. Res. Cladocopium sp. NIES-4077
Shoguchi, E., Beedessee, G., Hisata, K., Tada, I., Narisoko, H., Satoh, N., Kawachi, M., Shinzato, C.  2021  A new dinoflagellate genome illuminates a conserved gene cluster involved in sunscreen biosynthesis.  Genome Biol. Evol., 13, evaa235 (article ID). Durusdinium trenchii NIES-2907
Takahashi, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Ootsuki, R., Hamaji, T., Tsuchikane, Y., Sekimoto, H., Higashiyama, T., Nozaki, H.  2021  Three sex phenotypes in a haploid algal species give insights into the evolutionary transition to a self-compatible mating system.  Evolution Colemanosphaera angeleri NIES-3382,
Colemanosphaera charkowiensis NIES-3383,
Eudorina elegans NIES-456
Tsuchiya, M., Nomaki, H.  2021  Rapid response of the giant protist xenophyophores (Foraminifera, Rhizaria) to organic matter supply at abyssal depths revealed by an in situ dual stable isotope labeling experiment.  Deep-Sea Research, 176, 103608 (article ID). Pseudo-nitzschia sp. NIES-1383
Toyoshima, H., Miyata, A., Yoshida, R., Ishige, T., Takaichi, S., Kawasaki, S.  2021  Distribution of the water-soluble astaxanthin binding carotenoprotein (AstaP) in Scenedesmaceae.  Mar. Drugs, 19, 349 (article ID). Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2238,
Chlorella variabilis NIES-2540
Xu, M., Harmon, J., Yuan, D., Yan, S., Lei, C., Hiramatsu, K., Zhou, Y., Loo, M. H., Hasunuma, T., Isozaki, A., Goda, K.  2021  Morphological indicator for directed evolution of Euglena gracilis with a high heavy metal removal efficiency.  Environ. Sci. Technol., 55, 7880-7889. Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Yamamoto, K., Hamaji, T., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Matsuzaki, R., Takahashi, F., Nishimura, Y., Kawachi, M., Noguchi, H., Minakuchi, YY., Umen, J. G., Toyoda, A., Nozaki, H.  2021  Three genomes in the algal genus Volvox reveal the fate of a haploid sex-determining region after a transition to homothallism.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 118, e2100712118 (article ID). Volvox africanus NIES-3780, NIES-3784,
V. reticuliferus NIES-3781, NIES-3782, NIES-3783,NIES-3785, NIES-3786
Al-Azab, A. J. S., Widyaningrum, D., Hirakawa, H., Hayashi, Y., Tanaka, S., Ohama, T.  2021  A resin cyanoacrylate nanoparticle as an acute cell death inducer to broad spectrum of microalgae.  Algal Res., 54, 102191 (article ID). Amphidinium carterae NIES-331,
Calyptrosphaera sphaeroidea NIES-1308,
Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-1,
Aso, M., Matsumae, R., Tanaka, A., Tanaka, R., Takabayashi, A.  2021  Unique peripheral antennas in the photosystems of the streptophyte alga Mesostigma viride.  Plant Cell Physiol. Mesostigma viride NIES-296
Barcytė, D., Eikrem, W., Engesmo, A., Seoane, S., Wohlmann, J., Horák, A., Yurchenko, T., Eliáš, M.  2021  Olisthodiscus represents a new class of Ochrophyta.  J. Phycol. Olisthodiscus tomasii NIES-15
Bock, N. A., Charvet, S., Burns, J., Gyaltshen, Y., Rozenberg, A., Duhamel ,S., Kim, E.  2021  Experimental identification and in silico prediction of bacterivory in green algae.  ISME J. Mesostigma viride NIES-296, NIES-995,
Pterosperma cristatum NIES-626,
Pyramimonas parkeae NIES-254
Cho, Y., Hidema, S., Omura, T., Koike, K., Koike, K., Oikawa, H., Konoki, K., Oshima, Y., Yotsu-Yamashita, M.  2021  SxtA localizes to chloroplasts and changes to its 3′UTR may reduce toxin biosynthesis in non-toxic Alexandrium catenella (Group I).  Harmful Algae, , 101972 (article ID). Alexandrium insuetum NIES-678
Delrue, F., Cerqueira, M. R. D., Compadre, A., Alvarez, P., Fleury, G., Escoffier, C., Sassi, J. F.  2021  Hydroponic farm wastewater treatment using an indigenous consortium.  Processes, 9, 519 (article ID). Chlorella vulgaris NIES-227,
Parachlorella kessleri NIES-2152
Fitriana, H.-N., Lee, S.-Y., Choi, S.-A., Lee, J.-Y., Kim, B.-L., Lee, J.-S., Oh, Y.-K.  2021  Electric stimulation of astaxanthin biosynthesis in Haematococcus pluvialis.  Appl. Sci., 11, 3384 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Fritzsche, S., Blenk, P., Christian, J., Castiglione, K., Becke,r A. M.  2021  Inhibitory properties of microalgal extracts on the in vitro replication of cyprinid herpesvirus 3.  bioRXiv Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Gu, S., Dai, X., Niu, Q., Jiang, J., Liu, Y.  2021  Molecular, structural and biochemical characterization of a novel recombinant chlorophyllase from cyanobacterium Oscillatoria acuminata PCC 6304.  Microb. Cell. Fact., 20, 14 (article ID). Nostoc punctiforme NIES-2108
Haraguchi, Y., Shimizu, T.  2021  Three-dimensional tissue fabrication system by co-culture of microalgae and animal cells for production of thicker and healthy cultured food.  Biotechnol. Lett. Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2170
Hoshina, R., Tsukii, Y., Harumoto, T., Suzaki, T.  2021  Characterization of a green Stentor with symbiotic algae growing in an extremely oligotrophic environment and storing large amounts of starch granules in its cytoplasm.  Sci Rep, 11, 2865 (article ID). Chlorogonium capillatum NIES-3374
Jangir, M. M., Chowdhury, S., Bhagavatula, V.  2021  Differential response of photosynthetic apparatus towards alkaline pH treatment in NIES-39 and PCC 7345 strains of Arthrospira platensis.  Int. Microbiol., 24, 219-231. Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Jeong, S.-Y., Son, H.-J.  2021  Effects of mycosubtilin homolog algicides from a marine bacterium, Bacillus sp. SY-1, against the harmful algal bloom species Cochlodinium polykrikoides.  J. Microbiol., 59, 389-400. Anabaena variabilis NIES-23,
Chlamydomonas tetragama NIES-446,
Chlorella vulgaris var. vulgaris NIES-227 more
Jester, B. et al.  2021  Expression and manufacturing of protein therapeutics in spirulina.  bioRXiv Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Jiang, R., Qin, L., Feng, S., Huang, D., Wang, Z., Zhu, S.  2021  The joint effect of ammonium and pH on the growth of Chlorella vulgaris and ammonium removal in artificial liquid digestate.  Bioresour. Technol., 325, 124690 (article ID). Chlorella vulgaris var. vulgaris NIES-221
Jong, L. W., Fujiwara, T., Hirooka, S., Miyagishima, S.  2021  Cell size for commitment to cell division and number of successive cell divisions in cyanidialean red algae.  Protoplasma Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377
Kawachi, M., Nakayama, T., Kayama, M., Nomura, M., Miyashita, H., Bojo, O., Rhodes, L., Sym, S., Pienaar, R. N., Probert, I., Inouye, I., Kamikawa, R.  2021  Rappemonads are haptophyte phytoplankton.  Curr. Biol. Pavlomulina ranunculiformis NIES-3900
Kobayashi, A., Takayama, Y., Hirakawa, T., Okajima, K., Oide, M., Oroguchi, T., Inui, Y., Yamamoto, M., Matsunaga, S., Nakasako, M.  2021  Common architectures in cyanobacteria Prochlorococcus cells visualized by X-ray diffraction imaging using X-ray free electron laser.  Sci Rep, 11, 3877 (article ID). Prochlorococcus marinus NIES-2087
Matsuzaki, R., Suzuki, S., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Kanesaki, Y., Yoshikawa, H., Mori, T., Nozaki, H.  2021  The Rubisco small subunits in the green algal genus Chloromonas provide insights into evolutionary loss of the eukaryotic carbon-concentrating organelle, the pyrenoid  BMC Ecol. Evol., 21, 11 (article ID). Carteria cerasiformis NIES-424, NIES-425,
Chlamydomonas asymmetrica NIES-2207,
Nakanishi, A., Iritani, K., Sakihama, Y., Watanabe, M., Mochiduki, A., Tsuruta, A., Sakamoto, S., Ota, A.  2021  Fabrication and biodegradability of starch cell-plastics as recyclable resources.  Appl. Sci.-Basel, 11, 847 (article ID). Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2235
Noguchi, M., Aizawa, R., Nakazawa, D., Hakumura, Y., Furuhashi, Y., Yang, S., Ninomiya, K.,Takahashi, K., Honda, R.  2021  Application of real treated wastewater to starch production by microalgae: Potential effect of nutrients and microbial contamination.  Biochem. Eng. J., 169, 107973 (article ID). Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2170,
Graesiella emersonii NIES-2151,
Parachlorella kessleri NIES-2159
Oda, Y., Nakamura, H., Tokishita, S., Mano, H., Chang, K.-H., Sakamoto, M.  2021  Phenotypic changes in Daphnia pulex under oxygen deficiency, resource limitation and predation risk.  Ecol. Res. Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Shimasaki, Y., Mukai, K., Takai, Y., Qiu, X., Oshima, Y.  2021  Recent progress in the study of peroxiredoxin in the harmful algal bloom species Chattonella marina.  Antioxidants, 10, 162 (article ID). Chattonella marina var. marina NIES-1, NIES-3
Senavirathna, M. D. H. J., Muhetaer, G., Atapaththu, K. S. S., Fujino, T.  2021  Egeria densa allelopathy on Microcystis aeruginosa under different light intensities and preliminary insight into inter-parameter relationships.  Water Air Soil Pollut., 232, 135 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-111
Su, D., Yang, L., Shi, X., Ma, X., Zhou, X., Hedges, S. B., Zhong, B.  2021  Large-scale phylogenomic analyses reveal the monophyly of bryophytes and Neoproterozoic origin of land plants.  Mol. Biol. Evol. Lamprothamnium succinctum NIES-1606,
Nitella flexilis NIES-1611,
Nitellopsis obtusa NIES-1638
Sugawara, K., Fujibayashi, M., Okano, K., Enda, Y., Ichinoseki, S., Taniguchi, Y., Miyata, N.  2021  Assimilation of cyanobacteria by the freshwater bivalve Nodularia douglasiae: Insights from long-term laboratory and field feeding experiments.  J. Water Environ. Technol., 19, 74-84. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-44
Tokunaga, S., Morimoto, D., Koyama, T., Kubo, Y., Shiroi, M., Ohara, K., Tokuhiro, H., Mori, Y., Nakagawa, S., Sawayama, S.  2021  Enhanced lutein production in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii by overexpression of the lycopene epsilon cyclase gene.  Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2237
Tomaru, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Miki, T.  2021  Growth rate-dependent cell death of diatoms due to viral infection and their subsequent coexistence in a semi-continuous culture system.  Microbes Environ., 36 Chaetoceros tenuissimus NIES-3715
Tuji, A., Yamaguchi, H., Kataoka, T., Sato, M., Sano, T., Niiyama, Y.  2021  Annamia dubia sp. nov. with a description of a new family, Geminocystaceae fam. nov. (Cyanobacteria).  Fottea, 21, 100-109. Annamia dubia NIES-4383
van Zee, M., de Rutte, J., Rumyan, R., Williamson, C., Burnes, T., Radakovits, R., Eugenio, A. S., Badih, S., Lee, D.-H., Archang, M., Di Carlo D.  2021  High-throughput selection of microalgae based on biomass accumulation rates in production environments using PicoShell Particles.  bioRXiv Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Wan, J.-K., Chu, W.-L., Kok, Y.-Y., Lee, C.-S.  2021  Influence of polystyrene microplastic and nanoplastic on copper toxicity in two freshwater microalgae.  Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Xu, S., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Gao, B.  2021  Proteomic mechanisms for the combined stimulatory effects of glyphosate and antibiotic contaminants on Microcystis aeruginosa.  Chemosphere, 267 Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Yruela, I., Moreno-Yruela, C., Olsen, C. A>  2021  Zn2+-dependent histone deacetylases in plants: Structure and evolution.  Trends Plant Sci. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843,
Pelatocladus sp. NIES-4106
Zhang, X., Ohtsuki, H., Makino, W., Kato, Y., Watanabe, H., Urabe, J.  2021  Variations in effects of ectosymbiotic microbes on the growth rates among different species and genotypes of Daphnia fed different algal diets.  Ecol. Res. Cyclotella meneghiniana NIES-2364
Zhu, J., Tan, X., Hafid, H. S., Wakisaka, M.  2021  Enhancement of biomass yield and lipid accumulation of freshwater microalga Euglena gracilis by phenolic compounds from basic structures of lignin.  Bioresour. Technol., 321, 124441 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48

2. Reference list published in 2020

Reference Strain (s)
Azaman, S. N. A., Wong, D. C. J., Tan, S. W., Yusoff, F. M., Nagao, N., Yeap, S. K.  2020  De novo transcriptome analysis of Chlorella sorokiniana: effect of glucose assimilation, and moderate light intensity.  Sci Rep, 10, 17331 (article ID). Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2168
Chernomor, O., Peters, L., Schneidewind, J., Loeschcke, A., Knieps-Grünhagen, E., Schmitz, F., von Lieres, E.,Kutta, R. J., Svensson, V., Jaeger, K., Drepper, T.,von Haeseler, A., Krauss, U.  2020  Complex evolution of light-dependent protochlorophyllide oxidoreductases in aerobic anoxygenic phototrophs: origin, phylogeny and function.  Mol. Biol. Evol. Cyanobium sp. NIES-981,
Leptolyngbya boryana NIES-2135
Devi, A., Chiu, Y.-T., Hsueh, H.-T., Lin, T.-F.  2020  Quantitative PCR based detection system for cyanobacterial geosmin/2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB) events in drinking water sources: Current status and challenges.  Water Res., 116478 (article ID). Pseudanabaena cinerea NIES-4062, NIES-4063,
Pseudanabaena foetida var. intermedia NIES-512,
Pseudanabaena yagii NIES-4237, NIES-4238
Hirooka, S., Tomita, R., Fujiwara,T., Ohnuma, M., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T., Miyagishima, S.  2020  Efficient open cultivation of cyanidialean red algae in acidified seawater.  Sci Rep, 10, 13794 (article ID). Cyanidium caldarium NIES-2137,
Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377
Mojzeš, P., Gao, L., Ismagulova, T., Pilátová, J., Moudříková, Š., Gorelova, O., Solovchenko, A., Nedbal, L., Salih, A.  2020  Guanine, a high-capacity and rapid-turnover nitrogen reserve in microalgal cells.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 117, 32722-32730. Klebsormidium nitens NIES-2285,
Microchloropsis gaditana NIES-2587,
Vacuoliviride crystalliferum NIES-2860
Moon, G., Lee, N., Kang, S., Park, J., Kim, Y.-E., Oh, Y.-K., Chung, S.  2020  Hydrothermal synthesis of novel two-dimensional α-quartz nanoplates and their applications in energy-saving, high-efficiency, microalgal biorefineries.  Chem. Eng. J. Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Mukai, K., Shimasaki, Y., Qiu, X., Kato-Unoki, Y., Chen, K., Takai, Y., Khanam M. R. M., Chairil, A. E., Oshima, Y.  2020  Gene expression stability of candidate reference genes under different culture conditions for quantitative PCR in the raphidophyte Chattonella marina.  Phycologia Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-
Nakanishi, A., Iritani, K., Sakihama, Y., Watanabe, M.  2020  Investigation of the mechanical strength of cell-plastics fabricated using unicellular green algal cells and varying weight ratios of biodegradable polybutylene succinate.  Int. J. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 5, 159-164. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2239
Nozaki, H., Sano, S., Tezuka, Y., Ooyabu, K.  2020  Morphology and taxonomy of a species of Volvox (Chlorophyceae) from Chiba Prefecture, Japan.  Jpn. J. Phycol. (Sôrui),, 68, 153-156 (in Japanese with English summary). Volvox ferrisii NIES-4465
Ripken, C., Khalturin, K., Shoguchi, E.  2020  Response of coral reef dinoglagellates to nanoplastics under experimental conditions suggests downregulation of cellular metabolism.  Microorganisms, 8, 1759 (article ID). Cladocopium sp. NIES-4077
Shiraishi, H., Toyoda, A.  2020  The use of a 3-(4,5-dimethylthiazol-2-yl)-2,5-diphenyl tetrazolium bromide–based colorimetric assay in the viability analysis of the filamentous cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis.  Bioscience, Biotechnology, and Biochemistry Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Shirokawa, Y., Shimada, M.,  2020  Synchronized emergence under diatom sperm competition.  Proc. R. Soc. Lond. Ser. B-Biol. Sci., 287, 20201074 (article ID). Cyclotella meneghiniana NIES-2364
Shimura, Y., Fujisawa, T., Hirose, Y., Misawa, N., Kanesaki, Y., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M.  2020  Complete sequence and structure of the genome of the harmful algal bloom-forming cyanobacterium Planktothrix agardhii NIES-204T and detailed analysis of secondary metabolite gene clusters.  Harmful Algae, 101942 (article ID). Planktothrix agardhii NIES-204
Smith, D. R., Craig, R. J.  2020  Does mitochondrial DNA replication in Chlamydomonas require a reverse transcriptase?  New Phytol. Chlamydomonas debaryana NIES-2212
Soulier, N., Bryant, D. A.  2020  The structural basis of far-red light absorbance by allophycocyanins.  Photosynth. Res. Arthrospira platensis NIES-46,
Thermosynechococcus vulcanus NIES-2134
Suzuki, Y., Johuchi, T., Saijo, H., Takahashi, K., Ashitani, T.  2020  Inhibition of the harmful alga Microcystis aeruginosa by sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) bark.  J. Wood Sci., 66, 75 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-87
Tanaka, K., Kishi, M., Assaye, H., Toda, T.  2020  Low temperatures in dark period affect biomass productivity of a cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis.  Algal Res., 52, 102132 (article ID). Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Wei, K., Amano, Y., Machida, M.  2020  Impacts of different extracellular polysaccharides on colony formation and buoyancy of Microcystis aeruginosa.  Ann. Limnol.-Int. J. Limnol., 56, 28 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Yamagishi, T., Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Yoshikawa, M., Jameson, I., Lorenz, M., Nobles, D. R., Campbell, C., Seki, M., Kawachi, M., Yamamoto, H.  2020  Comparative genome analysis of test algal strain NIVA-CHL1 (Raphidocelis subcapitata) maintained in microalgal culture collections worldwide.  PLoS One, 15, e0241889 (article ID). Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Yoshida, C., Murakami, M., Niwa, A., Takeya, M., Osanai, T.  2020  Efficient extraction and preservation of thermotolerant phycocyanins from red alga Cyanidioschyzon merolae.  J. Biosci. Bioeng. Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377
Zha, J., Steglich, C., Scholz, I., Hess, W. R., Kirilovsky, D.  2020  Inverse regulation of light harvesting and photoprotection is mediated by a 3' end-derived sRNA in cyanobacteria.  Plant Cell Thermosynechococcus vulcanus NIES-2134
Zha, S., Liang, Y., Oda, T., Ishibashi, F.  2020  Bioactivities of algicidal C18 hydroxy unsaturated fatty acid isolated from the red alga Tricleocarpa jejuensis and its synthesized propargylic derivative.  Algal Res., 52, 102097 (article ID). Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-1,
Heterocapsa circularisquama NIES-3621,
Karenia mikimotoi NIES-2411
Akizuki, S., Cuevas-Rodríguez, G., Toda, T.  2020  Anaerobic digestion effluent treatment using microalgae and nitrifiers in an outdoor raceway pond with fluidized carriers.  Water Sci. Technol. Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2173
Akizuki, S., Cuevas-Rodríguez, G., Toda, T.  2020  Nitrification of anaerobic digestate using a consortium of microalgae and nitrifiers in an open photobioreactor with moving bed carriers.  Chemosphere Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2173
Akizuki, S., Kishi, M., Cuevas-Rodríguez, G., Toda, T.  2020  Effects of different light conditions on ammonium removal in a consortium of microalgae and partial nitrifying granules.  Water Res., 171, 115445 (article ID). Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2173
Alcorta, J., Vergara-Barros, P., Antonaru, L. A., Alcamán-Arias, M. E., Nürnberg, D. J., Díez, B.  2020   Extremophiles, 23, 635–647. Mastigocladus sp. NIES-592, NIES-3754,
Pelatocladus sp. NIES-4106
Antonaru, L. A., Cardona, T., Larkum, A. W. D., Nürnberg, D. J.  2020  Global distribution of a chlorophyll f cyanobacterial marker.  ISME J., 14, 2275–2287. Calothrix parasitica NIES-267,
Calothrix sp. NIES-3974,
Hydrococcus rivularis NIES-593
Asukabe, H., Akahori, S., Ueno, E., Nakayama, T., Yamashita, R., Arii, S., Harada, K., Imanishi, S. Y.v  2020  Cyanobacterial classification with the toxicity using MALDI Biotyper.  J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 31, 1572-1578. Acaryochloris marina NIES-2412,
Anabaenopsis sp. NIES-1698,
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NIES-81,
Azizi, M., Moteshafi, H., Hashemi, M.  2020  A novel CO2 steady feeding based on the pH steady strategy data in the Haematococcus pluvialis cultivation to maximize the cell growth and carbon bio-sequestration.  Bioresour. Technol., 314, 123752 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Azizi, M., Moteshafi, H., Hashemi, M.  2020  Distinctive nutrient designs using statistical approach coupled with light feeding strategy to improve the Haematococcus pluvialis growth performance and astaxanthin accumulation.  Bioresour. Technol., 300, 122594 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Bae, E. H., Kang, J.-H., Park, C.-S.  2020  New report on cyanophyte in Korea, Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor and Sendall ex Kennis (Oscillatoriaceae).  Journal of Species Research, 9, 210-217. Microseira wollei NIES-4236
Baqué, M., Napoli, A., Fagliarone, C., Moeller, R., de Vera, J. P., Billi, D.  2020  Carotenoid raman signatures are better preserved in dried cells of the desert cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis than in hydrated counterparts after high-dose gamma irradiation.  Life-Basel, 10, 83 (article ID). Calothrix sp. NIES-2100, NIES-4105,
Nostoc linckia NIES-25,
Nostoc sp. NIES-4103
Bhattacharjee, S., Mishra, A. K.  2020  The tale of caspase homologues and their evolutionary outlook: deciphering programmed cell death in cyanobacteria.  J. Exp. Bot., 71, 4639-4657. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Chamizo, S., Adessi, A., Certini, G., De Philippis, R.  2020  Cyanobacteria inoculation as a potential tool for stabilization of burned soils.  Restor. Ecol. Phormidium ambiguum NIES-2121,
Scytonema javanicum NIES-1956
Cho, Y.-L., Lee, Y.-C., Hsu, L.-C., Wang, C.-C., Chen, P.-C., Liu, S.-L., Teah, H.-Y., Liu, Y.-T., Tzou, Y.-M.  2020  Molecular mechanisms for Pb removal by Cyanidiales: a potential biomaterial applied in thermo-acidic conditions.  Chem. Eng. J., 401, 125828 (article ID). Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377,
Cyanidium caldarium NIES-551
Churro, C., Semedo-Aguiar, A. P., Silva, A.D., Pereira-Leal, J. B., Leite, R. B.  2020  A novel cyanobacterial geosmin producer, revising GeoA distribution and dispersion patterns in Bacteria.  Sci Rep, 10, 8679 (article ID). Calothrix sp. NIES-2100,
Nostoc linckia NIES-25,
Nostoc sp. NIES-2111
Deka, D., Marwein, R., Chikkaputtaiah, C., Kaki, S. S., Azmeera, T., Boruah, H. P. D., Velmurugan, N.  2020  Strain improvement of long-chain fatty acids producing Micractinium sp. by flow cytometry.  Process Biochem., 96, 90-101. Isochrysis galbana NIES-2590
Demura, M.  2020  Biomass productivity and paramylon content of 3 strains of Euglena gracilis.  Bull. Fac. Agr., Saga Univ., 105, 1-7 (in Japanese with English summary). Euglena gracilis NIES-47, NIES-48, NIES-49
Erratt, K. J., Creed, I. F., Trick, C. G.  2020  Differential drawdown of ammonium, nitrate, and urea by freshwater chlorophytes and Cyanobacteria.  J. Phycol. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-88, NIES-90, NIES-102, NIES-843
Feng, S., Liu, F., Zhu, S., Feng, P., Wang, Z., Yuan, Z., Shang, C., Chen, H.  2020  Performance of a microalgal-bacterial consortium system for the treatmentof dairy-derived liquid digestate and biomass production.  Bioresour. Technol., 306, 123101 (article ID). Chlorella vulgaris var. vulgaris NIES-227
Guo, Y., Zang, X., Cao, X., Zhang, F., Sun, D., Shang, M., Li, R., Yangzong, Z., Wei, X., Zhang, X.  2020  Cloning and expression of Allophycocyanin gene from Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis and studying the binding sites of phycocyanobilin on its α and β subunits.  J. Appl. Phycol., 32, 2657-2671. Leptolyngbya sp. NIES-2104
Han, S.-I., Chang, S. H., Lee, C., Jeon, M. S., Heo, Y. M., Kim, S.  2020  Astaxanthin biosynthesis promotion with pH shock in the green microalga, Haematococcus lacustris.  Bioresour. Technol., 314, 123725 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Harada, R., Hirakawa, Y., Yabuki, A., Kashiyama, Y., Maruyama, M., Onuma, R., Soukal, P., Miyagishima, S., Hampl, V., Tanifuji, G., Inagaki, Y.  2020  Inventory and evolution of mitochondrion-localized family a DNA polymerases in Euglenozoa.  Pathogens, 9, 257 (article ID). Eutreptiella gymnastica NIES-381
Hikihara, R., Yamasaki, Y., Shikata, T., Nakayama, N., Sakamoto, S., Kato, S., Hatate, H., Tanaka, R.  2020  Analysis of phytosterol, fatty acid, and carotenoid composition of 19 microalgae and 6 bivalve species.  J. Aquat. Food Prod. Technol., 29, 461-479. Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-1,
Heterosigma akashiwo NIES-10,
Skeletonema marinoi-dohrnii complex NIES-324
Hirooka, S., Tomita, R., Fujiwara, T., Ohnuma, M., Kuroiwa, H., Kuroiwa, T., Miyagishima, S.  2020  Efcient open cultivation of cyanidialean red algae in acidifed seawater.  Sci Rep, 10, 13794 (article ID). Cyanidium caldarium NIES-2137,
Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377
Jiang, Y., Chen, Y., Yang, S., Li, R.  2020  Phylogenetic relationships and genetic divergence of paralytic shellfish toxin- and cylindrospermopsin- producing Cylindrospermopsis and raphidiopsis.  Harmful Algae, 93, 101792 (article ID). Raphidiopsis curvata NIES-932,
Raphidiopsis raciborskii NIES-991, NIES-1041
Jiang, Y., Liu, Y.  2020  Influence of increased nutrient supply on Microcystis aeruginosa at cellular and proteomic levels.  Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 85, 47-58. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Kamei-Ishikawa, N., Maeda, T., Soma, M., Yoshida, N., Sameshima, Y., Sasamoto, M., Higashiyama, Y., Touno, E., Ito, A.  2020  Tylosin degradation during manure composting and the effect of the degradation byproducts on the growth of green algae.  Sci. Total Environ., 718, 137295 (article ID). Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Kato, T., Nakano, K., Sueyoshi, M., Tasaki, M., Kuroiwa, Y.  2020  Large-scale outdoor test of Chlorella culturing in raceway system in the Middle East.  Shimizu Kensetsu Kenkyuhokoku, 97, 133-138 (in Japanese with English summary). Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2169
Karpf, S., Riche, C. T., Di Carlo, D., Goel, A., Zeiger, W. A., Suresh, A., Portera-Cailliau, C., Jalali, B.  2020  Spectro-temporal encoded multiphoton microscopy and fluorescence lifetime imaging at kilohertz frame-rates.  Nat. Commun., 11, 2062 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Kawasaki, S., Yoshida, R., Ohkoshi, K., Toyoshima, H.,  2020  Coelastrella astaxanthina sp. nov. (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae), a novel microalga isolated from an asphalt surface in midsummer in Japan.  Phycol. Res., 68, 107-114. Graesiella emersonii NIES-2151
Kayama, M., Chen, J.-F., Nakada, T., Nishimura, Y., Shikanai, T., Azuma, T., Miyashita, H., Takaichi, S., Kashiyama, Y., Kamikawa, R.  2020  A non-photosynthetic green alga illuminates the reductive evolution of plastid electron transport systems.  BMC Biol., 18, 126 (article ID). Chlamydomonad sp. NIES-4405
Kereya, M. S., Mariam, I., Shaikh, K. M., Nesamma, A. A., Jutur, P. P.  2020  Photosynthetic carbon partitioning and metabolic regulation in response to very-low and high CO2 in Microchloropsis gaditana NIES 2587.  Front. Plant Sci., 981 (article ID). Microchloropsis gaditana NIES-2587
Kim, K., Yoon, Y., Cho, H., Hwang, S.  2020  Molecular probes to evaluate the synthesis and production potential of an odorous compound (2-methylisoborneol) in cyanobacteria.  Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 17, 1933 (article ID). Anabaena cylindrica NIES-19,
Dolichospermum smithii NIES-824,
Pseudanabaena foetida var. intermedia NIES-512
Kim, T. Y., Hong, J. E., Park, H. M., Lee, U. J., Lee, S-Y.  2020  Decontamination of low-level contaminated water from radioactive cesium and cobalt using microalgae.  J. Water Environ. Technol., 323, 903-908. Vacuoliviride crystalliferum NIES-2860
Kim, Y. E., Matter, I. A., Lee, N., Jung, M., Lee, Y. C., Choi, S. A., Lee, S. Y., Kim, J. R., Oh, Y. K.  2020  Enhancement of astaxanthin production by Haematococcus pluvialis using magnesium aminoclay nanoparticles.  Bioresour. Technol., 307, 123270 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Kishi, M., Yamada, Y., Katayama, T., Matsuyama, T., Toda, T.  2020  Carbon mass balance in Arthrospira platensis culture with medium recycle and high CO2 supply.  Appl. Sci., 10, 228 (article ID). Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Krausfeldt, L. E., Farmer, A. T., Castro, H. F., Boyer, G. L., Campagna, S. R., Wilhelm, S. W.  2020  Nitrogen flux into metabolites and microcystins changes in response to different nitrogen sources in Microcystis aeruginosa NIES‐843.  Environ. Microbiol., 22, 2419-2431. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Kurita, T., Moroi, K., Iwai, M., Okazaki, K., Shimizu, S., Nomura, S., Saito, F., Maeda, S., Takami, A., Sakamoto, A., Ohta, H., Sakuma, T., Yamamoto, T.  2020  Efficient and multiplexable genome editing using Platinum TALENs in oleaginous microalga, Nannochloropsis oceanica NIES‐2145.  Genes Cells Nannochloropsis oceanica NIES-2145
Kuwata, A., Saitoh, K., Nakamura, Y., Ishinomiya, M., Sato, N.  2020  Draft whole-genome sequence of Triparma laevis f. inornata (Parmales, Bolidophyceae), isolated from the Oyashio region, Western North Pacific Ocean.  Microbiol Resour Announc., 9, e00367-20 (article ID). Triparma laevis f. inornata NIES-2565
Hang, L. T., Mori, K., Tanaka, Y., Morikawa, M., Toyama, T.  2020  Enhanced lipid productivity of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii with combination of NaCl and CaCl2 stresses.  Bioprocess. Biosyst. Eng. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2235
Harmon, J., Mikami, H., Kanno, H., Ito, T., Goda, K.  2020  Accurate classification of microalgae by intelligent frequency-division-multiplexed fluorescence imaging flow cytometry.  OSA Continuum, 3, 430-440. Hamakko caudatus NIES-2293,
Gloeomonas anomalipyrenoides NIES-3640
Hashizume, M., Yoshida, M., Demura, M., Watanabe, M. M.  2020  Culture study on utilization of phosphite by green microalgae.  J. Appl. Phycol., 32, 889–899. Coccomyxa subellipsoidea NIES-2166,
Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2170,
Tetradesmus obliquus NIES-2280
Hirose, Y., Misawa, N., Yonekawa, C., Nagao, N., Watanabe, M., Ikeuchi, M., Eki, T.  2020  Characterization of the genuine type 2 chromatic acclimation in the two Geminocystis cyanobacteria.  DNA Res., 24, 387-396. Geminocystis sp. NIES-3708, NIES-3709
Hoshina, R., Hayakawa, M. M., Kobayashi, M., Higuchi, R., Suzaki, T.  2020  Pediludiella daitoensis gen. et sp. nov. (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyceae), a large coccoid green alga isolated from a Loxodes ciliate.  Sci Rep, 10, 628 (article ID). Pediludiella daitoensis NIES-4031
Isozaki, A., Nakagawa, Y., Loo, M. H., Shibata, Y., Tanaka, N., Setyaningrum, D. L., Park, J.-W., Shirasaki, Y., Mikami, H., Huang, D., Tsoi, H., Riche, C. T., Ota, T., Miwa, H., Kanda, Y., Ito, T., Yamada, K., Iwata, O., Suzuki, K., Ohnuki, S., Ohya, Y., Kato, Y., Hasunuma, T., Matsusaka, S., Yamagishi, M., Yazawa, M., Uemura, S., Nagasawa, K., ,Watarai, H. Di Carlo, D., Goda, K.  2020  Sequentially addressable dielectrophoretic array for high-throughput sorting of large-volume biological compartments.v  Sci. Adv., 6, eaba6712 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Jiang, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, J.  2020  Antibiotic contaminants reduced the treatment efficiency of UV-C on Microcystis aeruginosa through hormesis.  Environ. Pollut., 261, 114193 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Lepere, C., Demura, M., Kawachi, M., Romac, S., Probert, I., Vaulot, D.  2020  Whole-genome amplification (WGA) of marine photosynthetic eukaryote populations.  FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 76, 513-523. Nephroselmis astigmatica NIES-252,
Micromonas pusilla NIES-1411
Liang, Z., Geng, Y., Ji, C., Du, H., Wong, C. E., Zhang, Q., Zhang, Y., Zhang, P., Riaz, A., Chachar, S., Ding, Y., Wen, J., Wu, Y., Wang, M., Zheng, H., Wu, Y., Demko, V., Shen, L., Han, X., Zhang, P., Gu, X., Yu, H.  2020  Mesostigma viride genome and transcriptome provide insights into the origin and evolution of Streptophyta.  Adv. Sci., 7, 1901850 (article ID). Mesostigma viride NIES-296
Liu, S.-L., Chiang, Y.-R., Yoon, H. S., Fu, H.-Y.  2020  Comparative genome analysis reveals Cyanidiococcus gen. nov., a new extremophilic red algal genus sister to Cyanidioschyzon (Cyanidioschyzonaceae, Rhodophyta).  J. Phycol. Cyanidioschyzon merolae NIES-3377
Liu, X., Fujiwara, M., Kodera, T., Watanabe, K., Akizuki, S., Kishi, M., Koyama, M., Toda, T., Ban, S.  2020  Conditions for continuous cultivation of Chlorella sorokiniana and nutrient removal from anaerobic digestion effluent of aquatic macrophytes.  Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad., 149, 104923 (article ID). Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2168
Lu, Y., Zhuo, C., Li, Y., Li, H., Yang, M., Xu, D., He, H.  2020  Evaluation of filamentous heterocystous cyanobacteria for integrated pig-farm biogas slurry treatment and bioenergy production.  Bioresour. Technol., 297, 122418 (article ID). Nostoc sp. NIES-3756
Lu, Z., Dai, J., Zheng, L., Teng, Z., Zhang, Q., Qiu, D., Song, L.d  2020  Disodium 2-oxoglutarate promotes carbon flux into astaxanthin and fatty acid biosynthesis pathways in Haematococcus.  Bioresour. Technol., 299, 122612 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
MacCready, J. S., Basalla, J. L., Vecchiarelli, A. G.  2020  Origin and evolution of carboxysome positioning systems in cyanobacteria.  Mol. Biol. Evol. Anabaenopsis circularis NIES-21,
Arthrospira platensis NIES-39,
Calothrix brevissima NIES-22,
Mao, F., He, Y., Gin, K. Y.  2020  Antioxidant responses in cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa caused by two commonly used UV filters, benzophenone-1 and benzophenone-3, at environmentally relevant concentrations.  J. Hazard. Mater., 396, 122587 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M,, Nozaki, H., Nohara, S., Suzuki, I.  2020  Sexual reproduction of the snow alga Chloromonas fukushimae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) induced using cultured materials.  PLoS One, e0238265 (article ID). Chloromonas fukushimae NIES-3389, NIES-3390, NIES-4452, NIES-4453
McKindles, K. M., Manes, M. A., DeMarco, J. R., McClure, A., McKay, R. M., Davis, T. W., Bullerjahn, G. S.  2020  Dissolved microcystin release coincident with lysis of a Microcystis-dominated bloom in western Lake Erie attributed to a novel cyanophage.  Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 86, e01397-20. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Miao, M., Li, Z., Hwang, E.-A., Kim, H.-K., Lee, H., Kim, B.-H.  2020  Two new benthic diatoms of the genus Achnanthidium (Bacillariophyceae) from the Hangang River, Korea.  Diversity-Basel, 12, 285 (article ID). Achnanthidium minutissimum NIES-407,  NIES-410,  NIES-411,  NIES-412,  NIES-413,  NIES-414
A. minutissimum var. saprophila NIES-372
Mikami, H., Kawaguchi, M., Huang, C.-J., Matsumura, H., Sugimura, T., Huang, K., Lei, C., Ueno, S., Miura, T., Ito, T., Nagasawa, K., Maeno, T., Watari, H., Yamagishi, M., Uemura, S., Ohnuki, S., Ohya, Y., Kurokawa, H., Matsusaka, S., Sun, C.-W., Ozeki, Y., Goda, K.  2020  Virtual-freezing fluorescence imaging flow cytometry.  bioRXiv Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Miyauchi, H., Okada, K., Fujiwara, S., Tsuzuki, M.  2020  Characterization of CO2 fixation on algal biofilms with an infrared gas analyzer and importance of a space-rich structure on the surface.  Algal Res., 46, 101814 (article ID). Parachlorella kessleri NIES-2160
Morimoto, D., Yoshida, T., Sawayama, S.  2020  Draft genome sequence of the astaxanthin-producing microalga Haematococcus lacustris Strain NIES-144.  Microbiol Resour Announc., 9, e00128-20 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Moog, D., Nozawa, A., Tozawa, Y., Kamikawa, R.  2020  Substrate specifcity of plastid phosphate transporters in a non-photosynthetic diatom and its implication in evolution of red algaderived complex plastids.  Sci Rep, 10, 1167 (article ID). Nitzschia sp. NIES-3581
Muhetaer, G., Asaeda, T., Jayasanka, S. M. D. H., Baniya, M. B., Abeynayaka, H. D. L., Rashid, M. H., Yan, H. Y.  2020  Effects of light intensity and exposure period on the growth and stress responses of two cyanobacteria species: Pseudanabaena galeata and Microcystis aeruginosa.  Water, 12, 407 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-111,
Pseudanabaena foetida var. intermedia NIES-512
Nagai, T.  2020  Sensitivity differences among seven algal species to 12 herbicides with various modes of action.  J. Pestic. Sci., 44, 225-232. Synechococcus leopoliensis NIES-3277
Nakanishi, A., Iritani, K., Sakihama, Y., Ozawa, N., Mochizuki, A., Watanabe, M.  2020  Construction of cell-plastics as neo-plastics consisted of cell-layer provided green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii covered by two-dimensional polymer.  AMB Express, 10, 112 (article ID). Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2235
Natsuike, M., Endo, Y., Ito, H., Miyamoto, M., Yoshimura, C., Fujii, M.  2020  Iron uptake kinetics by coastal micro- and macro-algae in relation to riverine and coastal organic matter.  Estuar. Coast. Shelf Sci., 235, 106580 (article ID). Skeletonema marinoi-dohrnii complex NIES-323
Ng, F.-L., Phang, S.-M., Iwamoto, M., Manaka, T., Thong, C.-H., Shimosawa, K., Periasamy, V., Kumar, G. G., Yunus, K., Fisher, A. C.  2020  Algal biophotovoltaic devices: Surface potential studies.  ACS Sustain. Chem. Eng., 8, 10511-10520. Chlorella vulgaris var. vulgaris NIES-642
Nishimura. Y., Kume, K., Sonehara, K., Tanifuji, G., Shiratori, T., Ishida, K-I., Hashimoto, T., Inagaki, Y., Ohkuma, M.  2020  Mitochondrial genomes of Hemiarma marina and Leucocryptos marina revised the evolution of cytochrome c maturation in Cryptista.  Front. Ecol. Evol., 8, 140 (article ID). Leucocryptos marina NIES-1335
Nitta, N. et al.  2020  Raman image-activated cell sorting.  Nat. Commun., 11, 3452 (article ID). Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2463,
Euglena gracilis NIES-48,
Hamakko caudatus NIES-2293,
Niu, C., Du, G., Li, R., Wang, C.  2020  Interactive effects of increased temperature, elevated pCO2 and different nitrogen sources on the coccolithophore Gephyrocapsaoceanica.  PLoS One, e0235755 (article ID). Gephyrocapsa oceanica NIES-1318
Nomura, M., Kamikawa, R., Ishida, K-I.  2020  Fine structureo bservation of feeding behavior, Nephroselmis spp.-derived chloroplast enlargement, and mitotic processes in the Katablepharid Hatena arenicola.  Protist, 171, 125714 (article ID). Nephroselmis sp. NIES-1417
Nozaki, H., Mahakham, W., Heman, W., Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M.  2020  A new preferentially outcrossing monoicous species of Volvox sect. Volvox (Chlorophyta) from Thailand.  PLoS One, e0235622 (article ID). Colemanosphaera angeleri NIES-3382,
Colemanosphaera charkowiensis NIES-3383,
Volvox capensis NIES-3874,
Ohbayashi, R., Hirooka, S., Onuma, R., Kanesaki, Y., Hirose, Y., Kobayashi, Y., Fujiwara, T., Furusawa, C., Miyagishima, S.  2020  Evolutionary changes in DnaA-dependent chromosomal replication in cyanobacteria.  Front. Microbiol., 11, 786 (article ID). Geminocystis sp. NIES-3708
Onduka, T., Kono, K., Ito, M., Ohkubo, N., Hano, T., Ito, K., Mochida, K.  2020  Ecological risk assessment of an antifouling biocide triphenyl (octadecylamine) boron in the Seto Inland Sea, Japan.  Mar. Pollut. Bull., 157, 111320 (article ID). Skeletonema marinoi-dohrnii complex NIES-324
Pascual, G., Sano, D., Sakamaki, T., Nishimura, O.  2020  Effects of chemical interaction of nutrients and EDTA on metals toxicity to Pseudokirckneriella subcapitata.  Ecotox. Environ. Safe., 203, 110966 (article ID). Raphidocelis subcapitata NIES-35
Pham, T.-L., Bui, M. H., Driscoll, M., Shimizu, K., Motoo, U.  2020  First report of geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB) in Dolichospermum and Oscillatoria from Vietnam.  Limnology Anabaena cylindrica NIES-19,
Aphanizomenon flos-aquae f. gracile NIES-81,
Dolichospermum circinale NIES-1648, NIES-1879
Pham, T.-L., Tran, T. H. Y., Hoang, N. S., Ngo, X. Q., Tran, T. T.  2020  Co-occurrence of microcystin-and geosminproducing cyanobacteria in the Tri An Reservoir, a drinking-water supply in Vietnam.  Fundam. Appl. Limnol., 193, 299-311. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-102
Popin, R. V., Delbaje, E., Abreu, V.A.C., Rigonato, J., Dörr, F.A., Pinto, E., Sivonen, K., Fiore, M.F.  2020  Genomic and metabolomic analyses of natural products in Nodularia spumigena isolated from a shrimp culture pond.  Toxins, 12, Nodularia sp. NIES-3585
Praveenkumar, R., Lee, J., Vijaya, D., Lee, S. Y., Lee, K., Sim, S. J., Hong, M. E., Kim, Y.-E., Oh, Y.-K.  2020  Morphological change and cell disruption of Haematococcus pluvialis cyst during high-pressure homogenization for astaxanthin recovery.  Appl. Sci.-Basel, 10, 513 (article ID). Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Pröschold, T., Pitsch, G., Darienko, T.  2020  Micractinium tetrahymenae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), a new endosymbiont isolated from ciliates.  Diversity-Basel, 12, 200 (article ID). Carolibrandtia ciliaticola NIES-4033,
Didymogenes sphaerica NIES-2167,
Micractinium inermum NIES-2171
Qian, J., Liu, X, Ban, S, Fujiwara, M, Kodera, T, Akizuki, S, Toda, T.  2020  pH treatments in continuous cultivation to maximize microalgal production and nutrient removal from anaerobic digestion effluent of aquatic macrophytes.  J. Appl. Phycol. Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2173
Qiu, X., Chen, C., Shimasaki, Y., Mukai, K., Teramoto, A., Wu, M., Oshima, Y.  2020  Time-series responses in photosynthetic activity, 2-cysteine peroxiredoxin gene expression, and proteomics of Chattonella marina var. antiqua under different oxidative stress.  Harmful Algae, 94, 101808 (article ID). Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-1
Qiu, X., Mukai, K., Shimasaki, Y., Wu, M., Chen, C., Lu, Y., Ichinose, H., Nakashima, T., Kato-Unoki, Y., Oshima, Y.  2020  Diurnal variations in expression of photosynthesis-related proteins in the harmful Raphidophyceae Chattonella marina var. antiqua.  J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol., 527, 151361 (article ID). Chattonella marina var. antiqua NIES-1
Saito, T., Ichihara, T., Inoue, H., Uematsu, T., Hamada, S., Watanabe, T., Takimura, Y., Webb, J.  2020  Comparison of areal productivity of Nannochloropsis oceanica between lab-scale and industrial-scale raceway pond.  Mar. Biotechnol. Nannochloropsis oceanica NIES-2145
Sakomoto, T., Takabe,Y., Uemura, T., Masuda, T., Hoshikawa, Y.  2020  Feed utilisation of Chlorella vulgaris cultivated with aquaculture effluent.  J. Radioanal. Nucl. Chem., 18, 17-26. Chlorella vulgaris NIES-2170
Sarai, C., Tanifuji, G., Nakayama, T., Kamikawa, R., Takahashi, K., Yazaki, E., Matsuo, E., Miyashita, H., Ishida, K-I., Iwataki, M., Inagaki, Y.  2020  Dinoflagellates with relic endosymbiont nuclei as models for elucidating organellogenesis.  Proc. Nati. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 117, 5364-5375. Lepidodinium chlorophorum NIES-1868
Sato, N., Yoshitomi, T., Mori-Moriyama, N.  2020  Characterization and biosynthesis of lipids in Paulinella micropora MYN1. Evidence for efficient integration of chromatophores into cellular lipid metabolism.  Plant Cell Physiol., 61, 869–881. Paulinella micropora NIES-4060
Sekine, M., Yoshida, A., Akizuki, S., Kishi, M., Toda, T.  2020  Microalgae cultivation using undiluted anaerobic digestate by introducing aerobic nitrification–desulfurization treatment.  Wat. Sci. Tech. Chlorella sorokiniana NIES-2173
Shen, Q., Shimizu, K., Miao, H., Tsukino, S., Utsumi, M., Lei, Z., Zhang, Z., Nishimura, O., Asada, Y., Fujimoto, N., Takanashi, H., Akiba, M.  2020  Effects of elevated nitrogen on the growth and geosmin productivity of Dolichospermum smithii.  Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Dolichospermum smithii NIES-824
Shen, X-F., Gao, L-J., Zhou, S-B., Huang, J-L., Wu, C-Z., Qin, Q-W., Zeng, R. J.  2020  High fatty acid productivity from Scenedesmus obliquus in heterotrophic cultivation with glucose and soybean processing wastewater via nitrogen and phosphorus regulation.  Sci. Total Environ., 708, 134596 (article ID). Tetradesmus obliquus NIES-2280
Shikata, T., Taniguchi, E., Sakamoto, S., Kitatsuji, S., Yamasaki, Y., Yoshida, M., Oikawa, H.  2020  Phylogeny, growth and toxicity of the noxious red-tide dinoflagellate Alexandrium leei in Japan.  Reg. Stud. Mar. Sci., 36, 101265 (article ID). Nannochloropsis oculata NIES-2146
Shizuka, K., Ikenaga, M., Murase, J., Nakayama, N., Matsuya, N., Kakino, W., Taruya, H., Maie, N.  2020  Diversity of 2-MIB-producing cyanobacteria in Lake Ogawara: microscopic and molecular ecological approaches.  Aquacult. Sci., 68, 9-23. Pseudanabaena cinerea NIES-4062, NIES-4063,
Pseudanabaena yagii NIES-4237, NIES-4238
Spoof, L., Jaakkola, S., Važić, T., Häggqvist, K., Kirkkala, T., Ventelä, A. M., Kirkkala, T., Svirčev, Z., Meriluoto, J.  2020  Elimination of cyanobacteria and microcystins in irrigation water—effects of hydrogen peroxide treatment.  Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-107
Sugiyama, K., Takahashi, K., Nakazawa, K., Yamada, M., Kato, S., Shinomura, T., Nagashima, Y., Suzuki, H., Ara, T., Harada, J., Takaichi, S.  2020  Oxygenic phototrophs need ζ-carotene isomerase (Z-ISO) for carotene synthesis: Functional analysis in Arthrospira and Euglena.  Plant Cell Physiol., 61, 276–282. Arthrospira platensis NIES-39
Susanti, H., Yoshida, M., Nakayama, T., Nakada, T., Watanabe, M. M.  2020  A taxonomic reassessment of Chlamydomonas meslinii (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) with a description of Paludistella gen.nov.  Phytotaxa, 432, 65-80. Ostravamonas trianguloculus NIES-4317, NIES-4318
Susanti, H., Yoshida, M., Nakayama, T., Nakada, T., Watanabe, M. M.  2020  Taxonomy and nomenclature of the recently published chlamydomonad genera Ostravamonas and Paludistella (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae).  Phytotaxa, 449, 295-298. Ostravamonas trianguloculus NIES-4317, NIES-4318
Thakong, W., Shimizu, K., Kodato, M., Iwami, N., Whangchai, N., Itayama,T.  2020  Sequencing of 18S rRNA gene of Bdelloid rotifers and design of the primers  Maejo Int. J. Energ. Environ. Commun., 1-2, 55-63. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843
Thakur, R., Shiratori, T., Ishida, K-I.  2020  Taxon-rich multigene phylogenetic analyses resolve the phylogenetic relationship among deep-branching Stramenopiles.  Protist, 5, 125682 (article ID). Pseudophyllomitus vesiculosus NIES-4114
Tharek, A., Jamaluddin, H., Salleh, M. M., Yahya, N. A., Kaha, M., Hara, H., Iwamoto, K., Mohamad, S. E.  2020  Astaxanthin production by tropical microalgae strains isolated from environment in Malaysia.  Asian Jr. of Microbiol. Biotech. Env. Sc., 22, 168-173. Haematococcus lacustris NIES-144
Tokodi, N., Drobac Backović, D., Lujić, J., Šćekić, I., Simić, S., Dordević, N., Dulić, T., Miljanović, N., Marinović, Z., Savela, H., Meriluoto, J., Svirčev, Z.  2020  Protected freshwater ecosystem with incessant cyanobacterial blooming awaiting a resolution.  Water, 12, 129 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-107
Tomaru, Y., Kimura, K.  2020  Novel protocol for estimating viruses specifically infecting the marine planktonic diatoms.  Diversity-Basel, 12, 225 (article ID). Chaetoceros setoensis NIES-3712,
Chaetoceros tenuissimus NIES-3714, NIES-3715
Tomita-Yokotani, K., Kimura, S., Ong, M., Ajioka, R., Igarashi, Y., Fujishiro, H., Katoh, H., Hashimoto, H., Mita, H., Yokobori, S., Ohmori, M.  2020  Tolerance of dried cells of a terrestrial cyanobacterium, Nostoc sp. HK-01 to temperature cycles, helium-ion beams, ultraviolet radiation (172 and 254 nm), and gamma rays: Primitive analysis for space experiments.  Eco-Engineering, 32, 47-53. Nostoc sp. NIES-2109
Turmel, M., Otis, C., Lemieux, C.  2020  Complete mitogenome of the chlorophyte green alga Marsupiomonas sp. NIES 1824 (Pedinophyceae).  Mitochondrial DNA Part B-R, 5, 548-550. Marsupiomonas sp. NIES-1824
Watanabe, S.  2020  Reclassification of Chlamydomonas monticola as Heterochlamydomonas (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae).  Phycol. Res. Heterochlamydomonas monticola NIES-157
Xu, M., de Boer, H., Olafsdottir, E. S., Omarsdottir, S., Heidmarsson, S.  2020  Phylogenetic diversity of the lichenized algal genus Trebouxia (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta): a new lineage and novel insights from fungal-algal association patterns of Icelandic cetrarioid lichens (Parmeliaceae, Ascomycota).  Bot. J. Linnean Soc. Trebouxia anticipata NIES-1271,
Trebouxia corticola NIES-1278,
Trebouxia higginsiae NIES-1289
Yamada, E., Sasai, K., Higa, R., Mizuguchi, H., Fuse Y.  2020  Characterization and dynamic analysis of dissolved proteins in Lake Biwa using two-dimensional electrophoresis.  Anal. Sci. Cryptomonas ovata NIES-275,
Fragilaria capucina NIES-391,
Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-109,
Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Kawachi, M.  2020  Draft genome sequences of four Microcystis aeruginosa strains (NIES-3787, NIES-3804, NIES-3806, and NIES-3807) isolated from Lake Kasumigaura, Japan.  Microbiol Resour Announc., 9, e00052-20 (article ID). Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-3787, NIES-3804, NIES-3806, NIES-3807
Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Osana, Y., Kawachi, M.  2020  Genomic characteristics of the toxic bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-102.  J. Genomics, 8, 1-6. Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-102
Yamano, T., Fukuzawa, H.  2020  Transformation of the model microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii without cell-wall removal.  In Electroporation Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, Eds. by Li, S., Chang, L., Teissie, J., Humana, New York, NY, 2050, pp. 155-161. Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2235
Yamashita, K., Tokunaga, E.  2020  Noninvasive and safe cell viability assay for Paramecium using natural pigment extracted from food.  Sci Rep, 10, 10996 (article ID). Chlamydomonas reinhardtii NIES-2238
Yoshitomi, T., Kaminaga, S., Sato, N., Toyoshima, M., Moriyama, T., Yoshimoto, K.  2020  Formation of spherical palmelloid colony with enhanced lipid accumulation by gel encapsulation of Chlamydomonas debaryana NIES-2212.  Plant Cell Physiol., 61, 158–168. Chlamydomonas debaryana NIES-2212
Zhu, J., Wakisaka, M.  2020  Application of lignosulfonate as the growth promotor for freshwater microalga Euglena gracilis to increase productivity of biomass and lipids.  Fuel, 283, 118920 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Zhu, J., Wakisaka, M.  2020  Effect of two lignocellulose related sugar alcohols on the growth andmetabolites biosynthesis of Euglena gracilis.  Bioresour. Technol., 303, 122950 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48
Zhu, J., Wakisaka, M.  2020  Finding of phytase: Understanding growth promotion mechanism of phytic acid to freshwater microalga Euglena gracilis.  Bioresour. Technol., 296, 122343 (article ID). Euglena gracilis NIES-48