Strain number NIES-2871  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Planktothrix raciborskii (Woloszynska) Anagnostidis & Komárek  
Synonym Oscillatoria raciborskii Woloszynska; Planktothricoides raciborskii (Woloszynska) Suda & M.M.Watanabe  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Koyama-ike Pond, Takazumi, Tottori, Tottori, Japan (2008-10-09)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.49783 / 134.161525 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Tottori Pref. Inst. of Public Health and Environmental Science  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nagase, Tomomi (2008-10-10)  
Identified by Homma, Takamitsu; Suda, Shoichiro; Ohtani, Shuji  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2015 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  17-19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  42 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 10 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Offensive odor ; Planktonic ; 2-MIB production (Nagase, T. et al. 2008)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 20081009-1  
Nagase, T., Okuda, M., Wakabayashi, K. 2008 The investigation of the growth characteristics of phytoplankton, a cause of mildew odor in Lake Koyama. Bull. Tottori Pre. Environ. Sanitation Res. Center, 49, 24-29 (in Japanese with English summary).
Strain(s): 2871 

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