Strain number NIES-1726  
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) U.K. (1997-08-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Li, Renhui  
Isolator (Date of isolation) (1997-08-**)  
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  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Planktonic ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition, Modified BG-110 medium, N-Free medium) ; Motile ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Aph E  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
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

Dong, X., Zhang, S., Chen, X., Lei, Z., Yuan, T., Shimizu, K., Utsumi, M. 2024 Preliminary tests on carbon and nitrogen emissions and nutrients availability upon application of algal-bacterial granules to arid and low fertility soi. Chem. Eng. J., 492, 152250 (article ID).
Keywords: Algal-bacterial aerobic granular sludge; Carbon mineralization; Elevated CO2 content; Nitrogen loss; Soil amendment
Strain(s): 1726 
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2024.152250

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