Strain number NIES-3645  
Phylum Glaucophyta  
Class Glaucophyceae  
Scientific name Cyanophora cuspidata Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Takayama-cho, Ikoma, Nara, Japan (2012-03-15)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.731949 / 135.731168 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Takahashi, Toshiyuki (2012-03-28)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki; Matsuzaki, Ryo; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24-29 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB973922 ) , psaB ( AB973450 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain (Takahashi et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 101  
Remarks Axenic 
Takahashi, T., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Matsuzaki, R., Kawafune, K., Kawamura, M., Okuda,K., Nozaki, H. 2014 Five Cyanophora (Cyanophorales, Glaucophyta) species delineated based on morphological and molecular data. J. Phycol., 50, 1058-1069.
Keywords: Cyanophora; field-emission scanning electron microscopy; freeze-fracture method; Glaucophyta; molecular phylogeny; morphology; new species; secondary structure of nuclear rDNA ITS-2; taxonomy; ultrastructure
Strain(s): 5477637643645 
PubMed: 26988787
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12236

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