Strain number NIES-90  
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 Kawaguchi, Yamanashi, Japan (1981-06-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.5130910551 / 138.748515637 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Watanabe, Makoto M.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Michiko H. (1981-06-**)  
Identified by Watanabe, Michiko H.  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  20-30 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  20 D  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC557463 AB023256 ) , 23S rRNA ( LC557464 ) , cpcB, cpcA ( DQ648021 ) , ftsZ ( AB324854 ) , glnA ( AB324933 ) , gltX ( AB325012 ) , gyrB ( AB325091 ) , mcyA ( AB110105 ) , mcyD ( AB110116 ) , mcyG ( AB110127 ) , mcyJ ( AB110138 ) , pgi ( AB325170 ) , recA ( AB325249 ) , tpi ( AB325328 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 6 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; microcystin (Tanabe et al. 2009b) ; ST5 (Tanabe et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KW-MB-2  
Remarks Toxicity; Cryopreserved; Axenic 
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