Strain number NIES-37  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Tolypothrix tenuis Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Borneo Isl., Indonesia  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Atsushi  
Identified by Negoro, Ken-ichiro; Watanabe, Makoto M. (Reidentify)  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Heterotrophic ; Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Chromatic adaptation ; Material for studying on phycobilin production ; Material for studying on phycobilin production  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-29; InaCC M194; PCC 7101
 
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
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.,
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; genome; heterocyst; culture collection; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1921222325375073267806932209821002107210921112130213532753585375739744073407440754101410241034106 
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsab024

Hosoya, R., Hamana, K., Isobe, M., Yokota, A. 2005 Polyamine distribution profiles within Cyanobacteria. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 21, 3-8.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; spermidine
Strain(s): 19212228303437414445507378798081204208510512515592593610843846847209320962098210021022107210821182119212321242125212621282129213121323259327532763277 

Sakai, M., Hosoda, A., Kanazawa, S. 2003 Isolation and characterization of two cyanobacteria-lytic bacterial strains from the submerged paddy soil. J. soci. soil. microbiol., 57, 21-28 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Lytic bacteria; Paddy field; Anabaena
Strain(s): 192337 
DOI: 10.18946/jssm.57.1_21

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Hirosawa, T. 1984 Near-UV and blue light effects in cyanobacteria. In Blue Light Effects in Biological Systems, Ed. by Senger, H., Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 39-47.
Strain(s): 193720933277 

Hamana, K., Miyagawa, K., Matsuzaki, S. 1983 Occurrence of syn-homospermidine as the major polyamine in nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 112, 606-613.
Strain(s): 19373921293275 
PubMed: 6405746
DOI: 10.1016/0006-291X(83)91507-3

Ichimura, T., Itoh, T. 1977 17. Preservation methods of microalgae (I) [17. Bisaisôrui no hozonhô (I)]. In Preservation methods of microorganisms [Biseibutsu Hozonhô], Ed. by Nei, T., University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, pp. 355-373 (in Japanese).
Strain(s): 19212223242728303132333436373839404144454647484950122123127131144152173175179180181182183185198200203206217226227241266267268271295309310334338379436448450455527 

De Halperin, D. R., Mendoza, M. L., De Caire, G. Z. 1973 Axenic cultures of blue-green algae (Cyanophyta). Physis secc. B. Buenos Aires., 32, 67-84 (in Spanish with English summary).
Strain(s): 37 

Scheibe, J. 1972 Photoreversible pigment: occurrence in a blue-green alga. Science, 176, 1037-1039.
Strain(s): 37 
PubMed: 17778430
DOI: 10.1126/science.176.4038.1037

Yoshida, T., Ancajas, R. R. 1970 Application of the acetylene reduction method in nitrogen fixation studies. Soil Sci. & Plant Nutr., 16, 234-237.
Strain(s): 37 
DOI: 10.1080/00380768.1970.10433471

Watanabe, A., Shirota, M., Endo, H., Yamamoto, Y. 1969 An observation of the practical applications of nitrogen fixing blue-green algae for rice cultivation. In The Third International Conference on the Global Impacts of Applied Microbiology, Bombay, pp. 53-64.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A., Yamamoto, Y. 1968 Effects of antibiotics on the growth of microalgae. Phykos, 7, 248-258.
Strain(s): 1937 

Murano, F., Fujita, Y. 1967 Comparative studies of photochemical oxidation-reduction reactions in lamellar fragments of various algae and spinach. Plant Cell Physiol., 8, 673-682.
Strain(s): 19213748 
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.pcp.a079302

Tsusue, Y., Fujita, Y. 1964 Mono- and oligo-saccharides in the blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 10, 283-294.
Strain(s): 37 

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1963 Occurrence of a purple bile pigment in phycoerythrin-rich cells of the blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 9, 253-256.
Strain(s): 37 

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1963 Effects of second chromatic illumination on phycobilin chromo-protein formation in chromatically preillumi-nated cells of Tolypothrix tenuis. Plant Cell Physiol., Spec. Iss. (Studies on Microalgae and Photosynthetic Bacteria), 431-440.
Strain(s): 37 

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1962 Preliminary note on a new phycobilin pigment isolated from blue-green algae. J. Biochem., 51, 89-91.
Strain(s): 1937 
PubMed: 13895764

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1962 Changes in composition of cellular material during formation of phycobilin chromoproteids in a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Biochem., 52, 38-42.
Strain(s): 37 
PubMed: 13895763

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1962 Photochemical interconversion between precursors of phycobilin chromoproteids in Tolypothrix tenuis. Plant Cell Physiol., 3, 209-220.
Strain(s): 37 

Kiyohara, T., Fujita, Y., Hattori, A., Watanabe, A. 1962 Effect of light on glucose assimilation in Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 8, 165-168.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A. 1962 Effect of nitrogen-fixing blue-green alga: Tolypothrix tenuis on the nitrogenous fertility of paddy soil and on the crop yield of rice plant. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 8, 85-91.
Strain(s): 37 

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1960 Formation of phycoerythrin in pre-illuminated cells of Tolypothrix tenuis with special reference to nitrogen metabolism. Plant Cell Physiol., 1, 281-292.
Strain(s): 37 

Fujita, Y., Hattori, A. 1960 Effect of chromatic lights on phycobilin formation in a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. Plant Cell Physiol., 1, 293-303.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A. 1960 List of algal strains in collection at the Institute of Applied Microbiology, University of Tokyo. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 6, 283-292.
Strain(s): 192122232425262829374749226227 

Hattori, A., Fujita, Y. 1959 Crystalline phycobilin chromoproteids obtained from a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Biochem., 46, 633-644.
Strain(s): 37 
DOI: 10.1093/jb/46.5.633

Hattori, A., Fujita, Y. 1959 Spectroscopic studies on the phycobilin pigments obtained from blue-green and red algae. J. Biochem., 46, 903-909.
Strain(s): 37 

Hattori, A., Fujita, Y. 1959 Effect of pre-illumination on the formation of phycobilin pigments in a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Biochem., 46, 1259-1261.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A. 1959 On the mass-culturing of a nitrogen-fixing blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 5, 85-91.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A., Hattori, A., Fujita, Y., Kiyohara, T. 1959 Large scale culture of a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis, utilizing hot spring and natural gas as heat and carbon dioxide sources. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 5, 51-57.
Strain(s): 37 

Hattori, A., Fujita, Y. 1959 Formation of phycobilin pigments in a blue-green alga, Tolypothrix tenuis, as induced by illumination with colored lights. J. Biochem., 46, 521-524.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A. 1959 Distribution of nitrogen-fixing blue-green algae in various areas of south and east Asia. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 5, 21-29.
Strain(s): 2237 
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.5.21

Ukai, Y., Fujita, Y., Morimura, Y., Watanabe, A. 1958 Studies on growth of blue green alga Tolypothrix tenuis. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 4, 163-169.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A., Ito, R., Sasa, T. 1955 Micro-algae as a source of nutrients for daphnids. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1, 137-141.
Strain(s): 37 

Watanabe, A., Ito, R., Sasa, T. 1955 Effect of various chemicals upon the growth of daphnids. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 1, 190-193.
Strain(s): 37 

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