Strain number NIES-4074  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Cylindrospermum sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan (2004-**-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.36 / 139.56 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Soil)  
History < Katoh, Hiroshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katoh, Hiroshi (2012-**-**)  
Identified by Katoh, Hiroshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018273 ) , nearly complete genome ( AP018269 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB694931 ) , Plasmid DNA ( AP018270-AP018272 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition, Modified BG-110 medium, N-Free medium) ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : YK2-01  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Casero, M. C., Herrero, M. Á., De la Roche, J. P., Quesada, A., Velázquez, D., Cirés, S. 2024 Effect of salinity on scytonemin yield in endolithic cyanobacteria from the Atacama Desert. Sci Rep, 14, 9731 (article ID).
Strain(s): 212537564074 
PubMed: 38679613
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-60499-4

Nowruzi, B., Hutarova, L., Vešelenyiova, D., Metcalf, J. S. 2024 Characterization of Neowestiellopsis persica A1387 (Hapalosiphonaceae) based on the cpcA, psbA, rpoC1, nifH and nifD gene sequences. BMC Ecol. Evol., 24, 57 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Phylogenetic analysis; Neowestiellopsis persica, cpcA
Strain(s): 212223255073267592209821002107327537543756397440734074410141034106 
PubMed: 38711016
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-024-02244-z

Giordano, M., Goodman, C. A., Huang, F., Raven, J. A., Ruan, Z. 2022 A mechanistic study of the influence of nitrogen and energy availability on the NH4+ sensitivity of nitrogen assimilation in Synechococcus. J. Exp. Bot., 73, 5596-5611.
Keywords: Ammonium; cyanobacteria; glutamine synthetase; limitation; nitrate reductase; nitrite reductase; NtcA regulation; N metabolism
Strain(s): 25502042678439709812107213421352481254937093754375637574074 
PubMed: 35595516
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erac219

Tamre, E. & Fournier, G. P. 2022 Inferred ancestry of scytonemin biosynthesis proteins in cyanobacteria indicates a response to Paleoproterozoic oxygenation. Geobiology, 20, 764–775.
Keywords: Bayesian phylogenetics; cyanobacteria; Paleoproterozoic; photoprotection; scytonemin; UVA radiation
Strain(s): 212325262672108211137564073407440754103 
PubMed: 35851984
DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12514

Hirose, Y., Ohtsubo, Y., Misawa, N., Yonekawa, C., Nagao, N., Shimura, Y., Fujisawa, T., Kanesaki, Y., Katoh, H., Katayama, M., Yamaguchi, H., Yoshikawa, H., Ikeuchi, M., Eki, T., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M. 2021 Genome sequencing of the NIES Cyanobacteria collection with a focus on the heterocyst-forming clade. DNA Res., 28, dsab024 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; genome; heterocyst; culture collection; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1921222325375073267806932209821002107210921112130213532753585375739744073407440754101410241034106 
PubMed: 34677568
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsab024

MacCready, J. S., Basalla, J. L., Vecchiarelli, A. G. 2020 Origin and evolution of carboxysome positioning systems in cyanobacteria. Mol. Biol. Evol., 37, 1434–1451.
Strain(s): 212225263039447387882675928068439329702098210021072108211125493275375437563974407340744075410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Magonono, M., Oberholster, P. J., Addmore, S., Stanley, M., Gumbo, J. R. 2018 The presence of toxic and non-toxic Cyanobacteria in the sediments of the Limpopo River Basin: Implications for human health. Toxins, 10, 269 (article ID).
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; nutrient enrichment; akinetes; harmful algal blooms; PCR; phylogenetic analyses
Strain(s): 40744103 
PubMed: 29970791
DOI: 10.3390/toxins10070269

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