Strain number NIES-2141  
Phylum Glaucophyta  
Class Glaucophyceae  
Scientific name Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. ex Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Synonym Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. 1958 (nom. provis., inval.)  
Former name Formerly identified as Glaucocystis nostochinearum, re-identified by Takahashi et al. 2016[2016 Jul]  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) A pool at Cambridge, England, U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude 52.192351 / 0.163393 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < UTEX (1989);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, Ralph A. (1963-**-**)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CSi  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-9 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information Mitochondria DNA ( HQ908425 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( LC120728 ) , AB973458 ( psaB ) , psbA ( LC120685 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Thermophilic (opt. 57℃) ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-124; UTEX 64; SAG B 229-1; CCAP 229/1; CAUP H2801; CAUP O101
Remarks Axenic 
Takahashi, T., Nishida, T., Tuji, A., Saito, C., Matsuzaki, R., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Yasuda, H., Nozaki, H. 2016 Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci. Rep., 6, 29209 (article ID).
Strain(s): 966136919612141386638673868 
PubMed: 27383831
DOI: 10.1038/srep29209

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