Strain number NIES-2141  
Phylum Glaucophyta  
Class Glaucophyceae  
Scientific name Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. ex Tos.Takah. & Nozaki  
Synonym Glaucocystis geitleri E.G.Pringsh. 1958 (nom. provis., inval.)  
Former name Formerly identified as Glaucocystis nostochinearum, re-identified by Takahashi et al. 2016[2016 Jul]  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) A pool at Cambridge, England, U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude 52.192351 / 0.163393 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < UTEX (1989);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, Ralph A. (1963-**-**)  
Identified by Takahashi, Toshiyuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CSi  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information Mitochondria DNA ( HQ908425 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( LC120728 ) , AB973458 ( psaB ) , psbA ( LC120685 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Thermophilic (opt. 57℃() ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-124; UTEX 64; SAG B 229-1; CCAP 229/1; CAUP H2801; CAUP O101
Remarks Axenic 
Price, D. C., Steiner, J. M., Yoon, H. S., Bhattacharya, D., Löffelhardt, W. 2017 Glaucophyta In Handbook of the protists, 2nd ed. , Eds. by Archibald, J. M., Simpson, A. G. B., Slamovits, C. H., Springer, pp. 1-65.
Keywords: Archaeplastida; Cyanophora paradoxa; Muroplasts; Single primary endosymbiotic event; Phylogenomics; Carbon-concentrating mechanism; Eukaryotic peptidoglycan; Phycobilisomes
Strain(s): 5477637649661369196121413645 
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-32669-6_42-1

Takahashi, T., Nishida, T., Tuji, A., Saito, C., Matsuzaki, R., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Yasuda, H., Nozaki, H. 2016 Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci. Rep., 6, 29209 (article ID).
Strain(s): 966136919612141386638673868 
PubMed: 27383831
DOI: 10.1038/srep29209

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