Strain number NIES-1728  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Aphanizomenon flos-aquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym Byssus flos-aquae Linnaeus 1753; Conferva flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Roth 1806; Oscillatoria flos-aquae (Linnaeus) C.Agardh 1812; Nostoc flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Lyngbye 1819; Nostoc papyraceum S.F.Gray 1821; Trichodesmium flos-aquae Ehrenberg 1830; Sphaerozyga flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Corda 1836; Limnochlide flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843; Micraloa flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Trevisan 1845; Trichormus flos-aquae (Linnaeus) Ralfs 1850; Aphanizomenon cyaneum Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault 1888; Aphanizomenon holsaticum P.G.Richter 1891; Aphanizomenon americanum E.G.Reinhard 1896; Aphanizomenon flos-aquae f. holsaticum (P.G.Richter) Elenkin 1938; Aphanizomenon flos-aquae f. typicum Elenkin 1938  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Inbanuma, Chiba, Japan (1997-05-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.802837 / 140.251052 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Li, Renhui  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Li, Renhui (1997-05-**)  
Identified by Li, Renhui  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6-12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AY196083 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Planktonic ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition, Modified BG-110 medium, N-Free medium) ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Aph Inba  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Zhao, Y., Li, Z., Fan, Y., Santisouk, L., Lei, Z., Yuan, T., Shimizu, K., Utsumi, M. 2024 A preliminary test for nitrogen recovery potential of nitrogen fixing cyanobacteria and its granules treating wastewater containing different nitrogen species. Chem. Eng. J., 490, 151765 (article ID).
Keywords: Ammonia nitrogen; Biogranulation; Cyanobacteria; Nitrate nitrogen; Nitrogen fixation; Wastewater treatment
Strain(s): 17261728 
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2024.151765

Arii, S., Yamashita, R., Tsuji, K., Tomita, K., Hasegawa, M., Bober, B., Harada, K. 2021 Differences in susceptibility of cyanobacteria species to lytic volatile organic compounds and influence on seasonal succession. Chemosphere, 284, 131378 (article ID).
Keywords: Susceptibility; Volatile organic compounds (VOCs); β-Cyclocitral; Minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC); Seasonal succession
Strain(s): 10211229880884316421652167716961728 
PubMed: 34217930
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2021.131378

Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 24367115516020323324632933339140541744048750352953153854855358759767872780584385993199510031012101510171031104410451259132613311377138213881411143514391440144114421458172818261831183318401846186218651956213121442146214721502175217621852268232523412352237724122437285428552856285828592860 
PubMed: 24346654
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Li, R., Carmichael, W. W., Pereira, P. 2003 Morphological and 16S rRNA gene evidence for reclassification of the paralytic shellfish toxin producing Aphanizomenon flos-aquae LMECYA 31 as Aphanizomenon issatschenkoi (Cyanophyceae). J. Phycol., 39, 814-818.
Keywords: Ahanizomenon issatschenkoi; cyanotoxin; 16S rDNA; morphology; gene sequences; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1728 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.02199.x

Li, R., Carmichael, W. W., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Taxonomic re-evaluation of Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NH-5 based on morphology and 16S rRNA gene sequences. Hydrobiologia, 438, 99-105.
Keywords: Aphanizomenon; Cyanobacteria; 16S rRNA; morphology; sequences; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1728 
DOI: 10.1023/A:1004166029866

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