Strain number NIES-843  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann  
Synonym Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kützing; Microcystis novacekii (Komárek) Compère; Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann; Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan (1997-08-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.01333333 / 140.36638888 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Otsuka, Shigeto  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Otsuka, Shigeto (1997-08-28)  
Identified by Otsuka, Shigeto  
State of strain Subculture / Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  21 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP009552 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB035549 ) , ftsZ ( AB324867 ) , glnA ( AB324946 ) , gltX ( AB325025 ) , gyrB ( AB325104 ) , pgi ( AB325183 ) , recA ( AB325262 ) , tpi ( AB325341 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Offensive odor ; Toxicity ; microcystin (+) (Tanabe et al. 2009b) ; Planktonic ; Type strain (Otsuka et al. 2001) ; Genome decoded strain (Kaneko et al. 2007) ; ST18 (Tanabe et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-247
Other strain no. : NC7  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Toxicity 
Yang, C., Ding, M., Hou, K., Feng, J., Li, X., Pan, X., Yang, C., Zhang, X., Guo, J., Dai, X. 2024 Dissolved organic matter, calcium ion and extracellular polymeric substances on living associated bacteria of Microcystis colony are crucial for unicellular Microcystis to efficiently form colonies. J. Hazard. Mater., 471, 134352 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis colony; Colony-associated bacteria; Bridging effect; Cell adhesion; Cell division
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 38677120
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2024.134352

Hou, X., Yan, Y., Wang, Y., Jiang, T., Zhang, X., Dai, X., Igarashi, Y., Luo, F., Yang, C. 2023 An insight into algicidal characteristics of Bacillus altitudinis G3 from dysfunctional photosystem and overproduction of reactive oxygen species. Chemosphere, 310, 136767 (article ID).
Keywords: Harmful cyanobacterial blooms; Photosynthesis; Electron transfer; ROS
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 36241112
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136767

Mao, J. F., Li, W., Liu, X., He, Y., Gin, K. Y.-H. 2023 Responses of cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa under single and repeated ofloxacin exposure. Ecotox. Environ. Safe., 253, 114668 (article ID).
Keywords: Ofloxacin; Toxicity; Flow cytometry; Microcystis aeruginosa; Repeated exposure
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 36812870
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2023.114668

Dahedl, E. K. & Urakawa, H. 2023 Differential effects of hydrogen peroxide and L-lysine treatments on the growth of freshwater Cyanophyta and Chlorophyta. Ecologies, 4, 355-370.
Keywords: hydrogen peroxide; L-lysine; algaecide; Microcystis aeruginosa; cyanobacteria
Strain(s): 881028434325 
DOI: 10.3390/ecologies4020023

Li, Z.-M., Hu, Z., Wang, X., Chen, S., Yu, W., Liu, J., Li, Z. 2023 Biochemical and Structural Insights into a Thiamine Diphosphate-Dependent α-Ketoglutarate Decarboxylase from Cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 24, 12198 (article ID).
Keywords: α-ketoglutarate decarboxylase; Microcystis aeruginosa; biochemical characterization; structural modeling
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 37569577
DOI: 10.3390/ijms241512198

Martin, R. M., Denney, M. K., Pound, H. L., Chaffin, J. D., Bullerjahn, G. S., McKay, R. M. L., Zastepa, A., Jones, K. A., Castro, H. F., Campagna, S. R., Wilhelm, S. W. 2023 Sulfolipid substitution ratios of Microcystis aeruginosa and planktonic communities as an indicator of phosphorus limitation in Lake Erie. Limnol. Oceanogr., 68, 1117-1131.
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1002/lno.12333

Baker, D., Godwin, C. M., Khanam, M., Burtner, A. M., Dick, G. J., Denef, V. J. 2023 Variation in resource competition traits among Microcystis strains is affected by their microbiomes. mLife, , 401-415.
Keywords: cultivation‐dependent; fitness; harmful algal blooms; host–microbe interactions; phytoplankton
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1002/mlf2.12094

Entfellner, E., Baumann, K. B. L., Edwards, C., Kurmayer, R. 2023 High structural diversity of aeruginosins in bloom-Forming cyanobacteria of the genus Planktothrix as a consequence of multiple recombination events. Mar. Drugs, 21, 638 (article ID).
Keywords: horizontal gene transfer; chemical diversification; freshwater ecotypes; shallow waterbodies; deep waterbodies
Strain(s): 9810220429884324812549 
PubMed: 38132959
DOI: 10.3390/md21120638

Yu, S., Xu, C, Tang, T., Zhang, Y., Effiong, K., Hu, J., Bi, Y., Xiao, X. 2023 Down-regulation of iron/zinc ion transport and toxin synthesis in Microcystis aeruginosa exposed to 5,4′-dihydroxyflavone. J. Hazard. Mater., 460, 132396 (article ID).
Keywords: Allelopathy; Flavonoids; Transcriptomics; Harmful algae bloom; Docking
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 37672994
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2023.132396

Le, V. V., Ko, S.-R.; Kang, M., Lee, S.-A., Oh, H.-M., Ahn, C.-Y. 2022 Algicide capacity of Paucibacter aquatile DH15 on Microcystis aeruginosa by attachment and non-attachment effects. Environmental Pollution, 302, 119079 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacterial blooms; Microcystin; Mitigation; Biodegradation; Biological alternative treatment
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 35245623
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119079

Wu, D., Yang, C., Zhang, X., Hou, X., Zhang, S., Dai, X., Zhang, X., Igarashi, Y., Luo, F. 2022 Algicidal effect of tryptoline against Microcystis aeruginosa: Excess reactive oxygen species production mediated by photosynthesis. Sci. Total Environ., 806, 150719 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacterial bloom; Algicidal activity; Photosystem; Electron transport; Water quality; Light conditions
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 34606873
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150719

Cao, H., Xu, D., Zhang, T., Ren, Q., Xiang, L., Ning, C., Zhang, Y., Gao, R. 2022 Comprehensive and functional analyses reveal the genomic diversity and potential toxicity of Microcystis. Harmful Algae, 113, 102186 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; Pangenome; Toxicity; Diversity; Classification
Strain(s): 8810229884324812549 
PubMed: 35287927
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2022.102186

Pozzer, A. C., Gómez, P. A., Weiss, J. 2022 Volatile organic compounds in aquatic ecosystems - Detection, origin, significance and applications. Sci. Total Environ., , 156155 (article ID).
Keywords: VOCs; Aquatic microorganisms; Marine and freshwater environments; Ecological impacts; Infochemicals; Bioindicators
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 35609693
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.156155

Sarasa-Buisán, C., Guío, J., Castro, C., Bes, M. T., Fillat, M. F., Peleato, M. L., Sevilla, E. 2022 Contributions on lindane degradation by Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806. Water, 14, 1219 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; lindane; linC; pesticides; bioremediation
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.3390/w14081219

Harada, K. 2022 Elucidation of phenomena involving cyanobacteria in freshwater ecosystem by chemically ecological approach. YAKUGAKU ZASSHI, 142, 39-64 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: chemical ecology; water bloom, β-cyclocitral, density stress, quorum sensing
Strain(s): 102298843 
DOI: 10.1248/yakushi.21-00146

Sun, L., Zhang, W., Li, B., Tan, X., Zhang, Z., Hong, W. 2022 Study on treatment of cyanobacterial bloom by UV-C/KMnO4 advanced oxidation. Environ. Resour. Ecol. J., 6, 10-15.
Keywords: UV-C/KMnO4; Advanced Oxidation; Cyanobacterial Bloom
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.23977/erej.2022.060202

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

Valadez-Cano, C., Hawkes, K., Calvaruso, R., Reyes-Prieto, A., Lawrence, J. 2022 Amplicon-based and metagenomic approaches provide insights into toxigenic potential in understudied Atlantic Canadian lakes Facets, 7, 194-214.
Keywords: Toxic cyanobacteria; toxic blooms, cyanotoxins; microcystin; Microcystis aeruginosa; bioactive metabolites
Strain(s): 8432549 
DOI: 10.1139/facets-2021-0109

Chia, M. A., Ameh, I., George, K. C., Balogun, E. O., Akinyemi, S. A., Lorenzi, A. S. 2022 Genetic diversity of microcystin producers (cyanobacteria) and microcystin congeners in aquatic resources across Africa: A review paper. Toxins, 10, 772 (article ID).
Keywords: biological risk; cyanobacteria; cyanotoxin; water supply; African continent; molecular markers; mcy genes
Strain(s): 89102298843 
PubMed: 36548605
DOI: 10.3390/toxics10120772

Xu, S., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Gao, B. 2021 Proteomic mechanisms for the combined stimulatory effects of glyphosate and antibiotic contaminants on Microcystis aeruginosa. Chemosphere, 267, 129244 (article ID).
Keywords: Hormesis; Combined pollution; Synergistic stimulation; Cyanobacterial bloom; Protein-protein interaction network
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 33321278
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.129244

Yruela, I., Moreno-Yruela, C., Olsen, C. A. 2021 Zn2+-dependent histone deacetylases in plants: Structure and evolution. Trends Plant Sci., 26, 741-757.
Keywords: histone deacetylase; epigenetics; plant evolution; ductility; intrinsic disorder; zinc-binding
Strain(s): 8434106 
PubMed: 33461867
DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2020.12.011

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

Rogers, J. E., Devereux, R., James, J. B., George, S. E., Forshay, K. J. 2021 Seasonal distribution of cyanobacteria in three urban eutrophic lakes results from an epidemic-like response to environmental conditions. Curr. Microbiol., 78, 2298-2316.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 33904973
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-021-02498-6

Wang, K. & Mou, X. 2021 Coordinated diel gene expression of cyanobacteria and their microbiome. Microorganisms, 9, 1670 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; cyanobacterial blooms; diel transcription; microbiome
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 34442749
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms9081670

Naknaen, A., Ratsameepakai, W., Suttinun, O., Sukpondma, Y., Khan, E., Pomwised, R. 2021 Microcystis sp. co-producing microcystin and saxitoxin from Songkhla Lake Basin, Thailand. Toxins, 13, 631 (article ID).
Keywords: Songkhla Lake Basin; Microcystis; extracellular polymeric substances; microcystins; saxitoxin
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 34564635
DOI: 10.3390/toxins13090631

Zeng, Y., Wang, J., Yang, C., Ding, M., Hamilton, P. B., Zhang, X., Yang, C., Zhnang, L., Dai, X. 2021 A Streptomyces globisporus strain kills Microcystis aeruginosa via cell-to-cell contact. Sci. Total Environ., 769, 144489 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis aeruginosa; Algicidal activity; Predator and prey; Streptomyces
Strain(s): 4490843 
PubMed: 33465632
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.144489

Zepernick, B. N., Gann, E. R., Martin, R. M., Pound, H. L., Krausfeldt, L. E., Chaffin, J. D., Wilhelm, S. W. 2021 Elevated pH conditions associated with Microcystis spp. blooms decrease viability of the cultured diatom Fragilaria crotonensis and natural diatoms in Lake Erie. Front. Microbiol., 12, 598736 (article ID).
Keywords: CyanoHABs; Lake Erie; biogenic silica; diatoms; lake alkalinity; microcystis blooms
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 33717001
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2021.598736

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

Erratt, K. J., Creed, I. F., Trick, C. G. 2020 Differential drawdown of ammonium, nitrate, and urea by freshwater chlorophytes and Cyanobacteria. J. Phycol., 56, 458-468.
Strain(s): 8890102843 
PubMed: 31875965
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12960

Jiang, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, J. 2020 Antibiotic contaminants reduced the treatment efficiency of UV-C on Microcystis aeruginosa through hormesis. Environ. Pollut., 261, 114193 (article ID).
Keywords: Combined pollution; Ultraviolet irradiation; Cyanobacterial control; Microcystins; Proteomic resp
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 32088440
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2020.114193

Thakong, W., Shimizu, K., Kodato, M., Iwami, N., Whangchai, N., Itayama,T. 2020 Sequencing of 18S rRNA gene of Bdelloid rotifers and design of the primers for real-time PCR. Maejo Int. J. Energ. Environ. Commun., 1-2, 55-63.
Keywords: Rotifer; 18S rRNA gene; Specific primer; In-fusion cloning; Real-time PCR
Strain(s): 843 

Mao, F., He, Y., Gin, K. Y. 2020 Antioxidant responses in cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa caused by two commonly used UV filters, benzophenone-1 and benzophenone-3, at environmentally relevant concentrations. J. Hazard. Mater., 396, 122587 (article ID).
Keywords: Benzophenone-1; Benzophenone-3; Cyanobacteria; Oxidative stress
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 32335379
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.122587

Bhattacharjee, S., Mishra, A. K. 2020 The tale of caspase homologues and their evolutionary outlook: deciphering programmed cell death in cyanobacteria. J. Exp. Bot., 71, 4639-4657.
Keywords: Altruistic adaptation; caspase homologues; horizontal gene transfer; orthocaspases, PCD morphotypes; programmed cell death
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/eraa213

Krausfeldt, L. E., Farmer, A. T., Castro, H. F., Boyer, G. L., Campagna, S. R., Wilhelm, S. W. 2020 Nitrogen flux into metabolites and microcystins changes in response to different nitrogen sources in Microcystis aeruginosa NIES‐843. Environ. Microbiol., 22, 2419-2431.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 32338427
DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.15032

Asukabe, H., Akahori, S., Ueno, E., Nakayama, T., Yamashita, R., Arii, S., Harada, K., Imanishi, S. Y. 2020 Cyanobacterial classification with the toxicity using MALDI Biotyper. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 31, 1572-1578.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; MALDI Biotyper; microcystins; profiling
Strain(s): 27394273818789100101102103104105107111112207208230266298416433478510512515592593604611808809835843846847905928931932945981989102510431058106110641068106910711076108510991101110511131115112611331134113511441157121516421643165216681672167316771678169820872131241226653708373337343736375537563757 
PubMed: 32501712
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.0c00148

Jiang, Y. & Liu, Y. 2020 Influence of increased nutrient supply on Microcystis aeruginosa at cellular and proteomic levels. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 85, 47-58.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Nitrogen; Phosphorus; Protein-protein interaction network; Growth; Microcystis
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01939

McKindles, K. M., Manes, M. A., DeMarco, J. R., McClure, A., McKay, R. M., Davis, T. W., Bullerjahn, G. S. 2020 Dissolved microcystin release coincident with lysis of a Microcystis-dominated bloom in western Lake Erie attributed to a novel cyanophage. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 86, e01397-20.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 32859600
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01397-20

Wei, K., Amano, Y., Machida, M. 2020 Impacts of different extracellular polysaccharides on colony formation and buoyancy of Microcystis aeruginosa. Ann. Limnol.-Int. J. Limnol., 56, 28 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; buoyancy; colony formation; extracellular polysaccharides; tightly cell-bound extracellular polysaccharides
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1051/limn/2020026

Pound, H. L. & Wilhelm, S. W. 2020 Tracing the active genetic diversity of Microcystis and Microcystis phage through a temporal survey of Taihu. PLoS One, 15, e0244482 (article ID).
Strain(s): 88843 
PubMed: 33370358
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0244482

Cao, H., Shimura, Y., Steffen, M. M., Yang, Z., Lu, J., Joel, A., Jenkins, L., Kawachi, M., Yin, Y., Garcia-Pichel, F. 2020 The trait repertoire enabling cyanobacteria to bloom assessed through comparative genomic complexity and metatranscriptomics. mBio, 11, e01155-20 (article ID).
Keywords: Symbiodiniaceae; Durusdinium trenchii; WGS; MAAs; GMC oxidoreductase
Strain(s): 81843 
PubMed: 32605986
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01155-20

Yu, Y., Zeng, Y., Li, J., Yang, C., Zhang, X., Luo, F., Dai, X. 2019 An algicidal Streptomyces amritsarensis strain against Microcystis aeruginosa strongly inhibits microcystin synthesis simultaneously. Sci. Total Environ., 650, 34-43.
Keywords: Harmful algal blooms; Microcystins; Algicidal activity; Streptomyces amritsarensis
Strain(s): 4490843 
PubMed: 30195130
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.08.433

Manali, K. M., Arunraj, R., Ramakrishnan, G. S., Ramya, M. 2019 Development of sensitive and specific multiplex PCR method for the detection of microcystin producing cyanobacteria in spirulina food supplements. Food Sci. Biotechnol., 28, 609-614.
Keywords: Spirulina food supplement; Multiplex PCR; Microcystin; Arthrospira platensis; Cyanotoxin
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 30956874
DOI: 10.1007/s10068-018-0476-0

Kuang, X., Peng, L., Chen, A., Xeng, Q., Luo, S., Shao, J. 2019 Enhancement mechanisms of copper(II) adsorption onto kaolinite by extracellular polymeric substances of Microcystis aeruginosa (cyanobacterium). Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad., 138, 8-14.
Keywords: Microcystis aeruginosa; Extracellular polymeric substances; Copper(II); Adsorption kinetics; Adsorption isotherm
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2018.12.009

Zhang, H., Meng, G., Mao, F., Li, W., He, Y., Gin, K. Y.-H., Ong, C. N. 2019 Use of an integrated metabolomics platform for mechanistic investigations of three commonly used algaecides on cyanobacterium, Microcystis aeruginosa. J. Hazard. Mater., 367, 120-127.
Keywords: Metabolomics; Mass spectrometry; Algaecides; Mechanisms; Untargeted analysis
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 30594710
DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2018.12.069

Curren, E., Teruaki, Y., Kuwahara, V. S., Leong, S. C. Y. 2019 Rapid profiling of tropical marine cyanobacterial communities. Reg. Stud. Mar. Sci., 25, 100485 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; MinION-Oxford Nanopore sequencer; Biodiversity; 16S rRNA amplicon sequencing; Long-read sequencing; Coastal waters; Southeast Asia; Monitoring
Strain(s): 22254284321352481 
DOI: 10.1016/j.rsma.2018.100485

Chen, M., Tian, L.-L., Ren, C.-Y., Xu, C.-Y., Wang, Y.-Y., Li, L. 2019 Extracellular polysaccharide synthesis in a bloom-forming strain of Microcystis aeruginosa: implications for colonization and buoyancy. Sci Rep, 9, 1251 (article ID).
Strain(s): 87889820429884324812549 
PubMed: 30718739
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-37398-6

Shi, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Gao, B. 2019 Regulation of five-antibiotic mixture on Microcystis aeruginosa exposed to sublethal doses of ultraviolet radiation. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 16, 8229–8238.
Keywords: Cyanobacterial removal; Antibiotics contamination; Photosynthesis; Microcystins ; Antioxidant responses
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s13762-019-02318-2

Lee, S., Thio, S. K., Park, S.-Y., Bae, S. 2019 An automated 3D-printed smartphone platform integrated withoptoelectrowetting (OEW) microfluidic chip for on-site monitoring of viablealgae in water. Harmful Algae, 88, 101638 (article ID).
Keywords: Algae quantification; In-situ assessment; Viable algae; 3D-printed smartphone platform; Optoelectorwetting
Strain(s): 8432463 
PubMed: 31582154
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2019.101638

Wang, Z., Gui, H., Luo, Z., Zhen, Z., Yan, C., Xing, B. 2019 Dissolved organic phosphorus enhances arsenate bioaccumulation and biotransformation in Microcystis aeruginosa. Environ Pollut., 252, 1755-1763.
Keywords: Arsenate; Subcellular distribution; Functional gene; Organic phosphorus; Algae
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 31295694
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2019.06.126

Wei, K., Jung, S., Amano, Y., Machida, M. 2019 Control of the buoyancy of Microcystis aeruginosa via colony formation induced by regulating extracellular polysaccharides and cationic ions. SN Applied Sciences, 1, 1573 (article ID).
Keywords: Buoyancy; Colony formation; Extracellular polysaccharides; Cationic ions; Microcystis
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s42452-019-1637-3

Liu, J., Yang, C., Chi, Y., Wu, D., Dai, X., Zhang, X., Igarashi, Y., Luo, F. 2019 Algicidal characterization and mechanism of Bacillus licheniformis Sp34 against Microcystis aeruginosa in Dianchi Lake. J. Basic Microbiol., 59, 1112-1124.
Keywords: Bacillus licheniformis; Microcystis aeruginosa; algicidal bacterium; biocontrol agent; cyanobacterial blooms
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 31502316
DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201900112

González-Pleitera, M., Cirésa, S., Hurtado-Gallego, J., Leganés, F., Fernández-Piñas, F., Velázquez, D. 2019 Chapter 20 - Ecotoxicological assessment of antibiotics in freshwater using cyanobacteria. In Cyanobacteria: From Basic Science to Applications, Eds. by Mishra, A. K., Tiwari, D. N., Rai, A. N., Academic Press, pp. 339-417.
Keywords: Anabaena; Antibiotics; Biomarker; Bioreporter; Cyanobacteria; Ecotoxicology; Freshwater; Oxidative stress; Risk assessment
Strain(s): 192344107843 
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-814667-5.00020-9

Pancrace, C., Ishida, K., Briand, E., Pichi, D. G., Weiz, A. R., Guljamow, A., Scalvenzi, T., Sassoon, N., Hertweck, C., Dittmann, E., Gugger, M. 2019 Unique biosynthetic pathway in bloom-forming Cyanobacterial genus Microcystis jointly assembles cytotoxic aeruginoguanidines and microguanidines. ACS Chem. Biol., 14, 67-75.
Strain(s): 98843 
PubMed: 30556994
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.8b00918

Tanabe, Y., Hodoki, Y., Sano, T., Tada, K., Watanabe, MM. 2018a Adaptation of the freshwater bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa to brackish water is driven by recent horizontal transfer of sucrose genes. Front. Microbiol., 9, 1150 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; bloom; salt tolerance; sucrose; genomics; brackish water; horizontal gene trasnfer; ecotype
Strain(s): 4487888990919899100101102103104105107108109112298299478604843901105010521059106310671069107010751076108510931094109811001101110211041105110611071108111311141115112211281130113111321134113911411142114311441150117011741175117611771179118111831185121112131214121512321234123812391252208820902091246524662467246824692470247124722473247524762477247824792480248124822483248424852486248724882489249024912492249424952546254725482549255025512552255325542555255625572558255925602561259225942595259625972598259926002601260226032604260526062607260826102611261226132617261826192620262126222623262426252626262826294234 
PubMed: 29922255
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01150

Klemenčič, M., Funk, C. 2018 Structural and functional diversity of caspase homologues in non-metazoan organisms. Protoplasma, 255, 387-397.
Strain(s): 448432549 
PubMed: 28744694
DOI: 10.1007/s00709-017-1145-5

Pengfei, J., Wang, H., Huang, W., Liu, W., Fan, Y., Miao, W. 2018 The allelopathic effect and safety evaluation of 3,4-Dihydroxybenzalacetone on Microcystis aeruginosa. Pest. Biochem. Physiol., 147, 145-152.
Keywords: Antibacterial; DBL; Phenolic acids; Microcystis aeruginosa; Environmental friendly
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 29933985
DOI: 10.1016/j.pestbp.2017.08.011

Li, WW., Xia, MS., Li, WB., Liu, LW., Yang, Y., Li, JH. 2018 Characterization of a putative S-layer protein of a colonial Microcystis strain. Curr. Microbiol., 75, 173-178.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 28956106
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-017-1362-3

Wang, L. 2018 Structural characterisation of Histidine Kinase 2. PhD thesis, Queen Mary University of London, U.K., 214 pp.
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12203

Moten, D., Batsalova, T., Basheva, D., Mladenov, R., Dzhambazov, B., Teneva, I. 2018 Outer membrane efflux protein (OMEP) is a suitable molecular marker for resolving the phylogeny and taxonomic status of closely related cyanobacteria. Phycol. Res., 66, 31-36.
Keywords: cyanobacterial taxonomy; phylogenetic analysis; transmembrane transporter sequences
Strain(s): 3984321043754375537563757 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12203

Peng, G., Martin, R.M., Dearth, S.P., Sun, X., Boyer, G.L., Campagna, S.R., Lin, S., Wilhelm, S.W. 2018 Seasonally relevant cool temperatures interact with N chemistry to increase microcystins produced in lab cultures of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 4127-4136.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 29522323
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b06532

Zhao, L., Song, Y., Li, L., Gan, N., Brand, JJ., Song, L. 2018 The highly heterogeneous methylated genomes and diverserestriction-modification systems of bloom-forming Microcystis. Harmful Algae, 75, 87-93.
Keywords: Cyanobacterial bloom; DNA methylation modification; Epigenetics; Methyltransferase; Microcystis; SMRT
Strain(s): 8432549 
PubMed: 29778228
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2018.04.005

Hua, C., Ludsinb, S. A., Martinc, J. F., Dittmannd, E., Lee, J. 2018 Mycosporine-like amino acids (MAAs)—producing Microcystis in Lake Erie:Development of a qPCR assay and insight into its ecology. Harmful Algae, 77, 1–10.
Keywords: Shinorine; Porphyra; UV irradiation; Sunscreen; Eutrophication; Harmful algal bloom
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 30005796
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2018.05.010

Tang, X. M., Krausfeldt, L. E., Shao, K., LeCleir, G. R., Stough, J. M. A., Gao, G., Boyer, G. L, Zhang, Y., Paerl, H. W., Qin, B., Wilhelm, S. W. 2018 Seasonal gene expression and the ecophysiological implications of toxic Microcystis aeruginosa blooms in Lake Taihu. Environ. Sci. Technol., 52, 11049–11059.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 30168717
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b01066

Wei, K., Amano, Y., Machida, M., Asukabe, H., Harada, K. 2018 Effects of light and potassium ion on buoyancy regulation with gas vesicle in a cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843. Water Air Soil Pollut., 229, 352 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; Gas vesicle; Buoyancy; Sedimentation
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s11270-018-4010-z

Sun, L. W., Jiang, W. J.4, Zhang, J. Y., Wang, W. Q., Du, Y., Sato, H., Kawachi, M., Yu, R. 2018 Identification and detection sensitivity of Microcystis aeruginosa from mixed and field samples using MALDI-TOF MS. Environ. Monit. Assess., 190, 712 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis aeruginosa; MALDI-TOFMS; Cyanobacterial bloom; Ribosomal protein
Strain(s): 2062308431639 
PubMed: 30415457
DOI: 10.1007/s10661-018-7093-5

Ramya, M., Kayalvizhi, M., Haripriya, G., Rathinasabapathi, P. 2018 Detection of microcystin-producing cyanobacteria in water samples using loop-mediated isothermal amplification targeting mcyB gene. 3 Biotech, 8, 378 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystin synthetase; LAMP; Microcystin; Cyanobacteria; McyB
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 30148028
DOI: 10.1007/s13205-018-1402-0

Manali, KM., Arunraj, R., Kumar, T., Ramya, M. 2017 Detection of microcystin producing cyanobacteria in Spirulina dietary supplements using multiplex HRM quantitative PCR. J. Appl. Phycol., 29, 1279-1286.
Keywords: Microcystin; Arthrospira platensis; Multiplex HRM qPCR; Dietary supplements; Liquid; chromatography–high-resolution mass spectrometr
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-016-1011-4

Harke, M. J., Jankowiak, J. G., Morrell, B. K., Gobler, C. J. 2017 Transcriptomic responses in the bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis 2 induced during exposure to zooplankton. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 83, e02832-16 (article ID).
Keywords: microcystis; RNA-Seq; transcriptome; grazing
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 28003198
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02832-16

Imanishi, S. Y., Nakayama, T., Asukabe, H., Harada, K. 2017 Application of MALDI Biotyper to cyanobacterial profiling. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 31, 325-332.
Strain(s): 738910210310711229861180880983584398910251043105810711099164216521672 
PubMed: 27862451
DOI: 10.1002/rcm.7793

Xuan, H., Dai, X., Li, J., Zhang, X., Yang, C., Luo, F. 2017 A Bacillus sp. strain with antagonistic activity against Fusarium graminearum kills Microcystis aeruginosa selectively. Sci. Total Environ., 583, 214-221.
Keywords: Harmful algal blooms; Algicidal activity; Antagonism; Bifunctional biocontrol agent
Strain(s): 4490843 
PubMed: 28104332
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.01.055

Steffen, M. M., Davis, T. W., McKay, R. M. L., Bullerjahn, G. S., Krausfeldt, L. E., Stough, J. M. A., Neitzey, M. L., Gilbert, N. E., Boyer, G. L., Johengen, T. H., Gossiaux, D. C., Burtner, A. M., Palladino, D., Rowe, M. D., Dick, G. J., Meyer, K. A., Levy, S., Boone, B. E., Stumpf, R. P., Wynne, T. T., Zimba, P. V., Gutierrez, D., Wilhelm, S. W. 2017 Ecophysiological Examination of the Lake Erie Microcystis Bloom in 2014: Linkages between Biology and the Water Supply Shutdown of Toledo, OH. Environ. Sci. Technol., 51, 6745–6755.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 28535339
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b00856

Lapsongpon, T., Leungprasert, S., Yoshimura, C. 2017 Pre-chlorination contact time and the removal and control of Microcystis aeroginosa in coagulation. 7th International Conference on Environment and Industrial Innovation, 012011 (article ID).
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1088/1755-1315/67/1/012011

Kerfeld, CA., Melnicki, MR., Sutter M., Dominguez-Martin, MA. 2017 Structure, function and evolution of the cyanobacterial orange carotenoid protein and its homologs. New Phytol., 215, 937-951.
Keywords: carotenoids; carotenoproteins; cyanobacteria; nonphotochemical quenching; photoprotection; phylogenomics; protein structure; singlet oxygen (1O2) quenching
Strain(s): 3981843 
PubMed: 28675536
DOI: 10.1111/nph.14670

Mao, F., He, Y., Kushmaro, A., Gin, KY. 2017 Effects of benzophenone-3 on the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. Aquat. Toxicol., 193, 1-8.
Keywords: Benzophenone-3; Toxicity; Green algae; Cyanobacteria; Photosynthesis; Uptake
Strain(s): 8432463 
PubMed: 28992446
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.09.029

Stough, JMA., Tang, X., Krausfeldt, LE., Steffen, MM., Gao, G., Boyer, GL., Wilhelm, SW 2017 Molecular prediction of lytic vs lysogenic states for Microcystis phage: Metatranscriptomic evidence of lysogeny during large bloom events. PLoS One, 12, e0184146 (article ID).
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 28873456
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184146

Srivastava, A., Ko,S-R., Ahn, C-Y., Oh, H-M., Ravi, A. K., Asthana, R. K. 2016 Microcystin biosynthesis and mcyA expression in geographically distinct Microcystis strains under different nitrogen, phosphorus, and boron regimes. Biomed Res. Int., 2016, 5985987 (article ID).
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 27803926
DOI: 10.1155/2016/5985987

Shao, J., He, Y., Li, F., Zhang, H., Chen, A., Luo, S., Gu, J.-D. 2016 Growth inhibition and possible mechanism of oleamide against the toxin-producing cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843. Ecotoxicology, 25, 225-233.
Keywords: Oleamide; Microcystis aeruginosa; Growth inhibition; Photosynthesis; Microcystins
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 26547872
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-015-1582-x

Sun, L.W., Jiang, W.J., Sato, H., Kawachi, M., Lu, X.W. 2016 Rapid classification and identification of Microcystis aeruginosa strains using MALDI-TOF MS and polygenetic analysis. PLoS One, 11, e0156275 (article ID).
Strain(s): 44878889901001011041051071091111124786048439011043105310581061106810691070107210761077108510941099110111041105111311151126113411351144115111571170121112131215121612171218122212241230123212331239 
PubMed: 27227555
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156275

Meglič, A., Pecman, A., Rozina, T., Leštan, D., Sedmak, B. 2016 Electrochemical inactivation of cyanobacteria and microcystin degradation using a boron-doped diamond anode - A potential tool for cyanobacterial bloom control. J. Environ. Sci., 53, 248-261.
Keywords: Cyanobacterial bloom control; Boron-doped diamond anode; Electro-oxidation; Microcystin degradation; Protein phosphatase-1 inhibition; Water remediation
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 28372749
DOI: 10.1016/j.jes.2016.02.016

Benke, P. I., Vinay Kumar, M. C. S., Pan, D., Swarup, S. 2015 A mass spectrometry-based unique fragment approach for the identification of microcystins. Analyst, 140, 1198-1206.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 25525642
DOI: 10.1039/c4an01702a

Sandrini, G., Huisman, J., Matthijs, HC. 2015 Potassium sensitivity differs among strains of the harmful cyanobacterium Microcystis and correlates with the presence of salt tolerance genes. FEMS Mircobiol. Lett., 362 fnx121 (article ID).
Keywords: compatible solutes; cyanobacteria; harmful algal blooms; lake mitigation; microcystins; salt stress
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 26208527
DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnv121

Hondo, S., Takahashi, M., Osanai, T., Matsuda, M., Hasunuma, T., Tazuke, A., Nakahira, Y., Chohnan, S., Hasegawa, M., Asayama, M. 2015 Genetic engineering and metabolite profiling for overproduction of polyhydroxybutyrate in cyanobacteria. J. Biosci. Bioeng., 120, 510-517.
Keywords: Acetyl-CoA; Cyanobacteria; Metabolite analysis; Nitrogen depletion; Polyhydroxybutyrate
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 26055446
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiosc.2015.03.004

Shao, J., Jiang, Y., Wang, Z., Peng, L., Luo, S., Gu, J., Li, R. 2014 Interactions between algicidal bacteria and the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa: lytic characteristics and physiological responses in the cyanobacteria. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 11, 469-476.
Keywords: Bacillus sp.; Gene expressions; Lytic characteristics; Microcystis aeruginosa; Oxidative stress; Photosynthesis inhibition
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s13762-013-0205-4

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

Steffen, M. M., Dearth, S. P., Dill, B. D., Li, Z., Larsen, K. M., Campagna, S. R., Wilhelm, S. W. 2014 Nutrients drive transcriptional changes that maintain metabolic homeostasis but alter genome architecture in Microcystis. ISME J., 8, 2080-2092.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; metabolomics; nitrogen; transcriptomics; transposase; urea
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 24858783
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2014.78

Shao, J., Peng, L., Luo, S., Yu, G., Gu, J.-D., Lin, S., Li, R. 2013 First report on the allelopathic effect of Tychonema bourrellyi (Cyanobacteria) against Microcystis aeruginosa (Cyanobacteria). J. Appl. Phycol., 25, 1567-1573.
Keywords: Tychonema bourrellyi; Microcystis aeruginosa; Allelopathy; Volatile substances; ß-Ionone; Cyanobacteria
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-012-9969-z

Shao, J., Liu, D., Gong, D., Zeng, Q., Yan, Z., Gu, J.-D. 2013 Inhibitory effects of sanguinarine against the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843 and possible mechanisms of action. Aquat. Toxicol., 142-143, 257-263.
Keywords: Aldehydes; Chattonella marina; fatty acids; harmful phytoplankton; ichthyotoxicity; rainbow trout gill cell line; RT gill-W1
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 24060579
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.08.019

Shao, J., Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Liu, H., Peng, X., Wei, X., Lei, M., Li, R. 2012 Physiological responses of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843 (cyanobacterium) under the stress of chitosan modified kaolinite (CMK) loading. Ecotoxicology, 21, 698-704.
Keywords: Physiological responses; Microcystis aeruginosa; Chitosan modified kaolinite
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 22095162
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-011-0828-5

Du, HW., Yang, LY., Wu, J., Xiao, L., Wang, XL., Jiang, LJ. 2012 Simultaneous removal of phosphorus and nitrogen in a sequencing batch biofilm reactor with transgenic bacteria expressing polyphosphate kinase. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 96, 265-272.
Keywords: Poly-phosphate kinase gene; Pseudomonas putida; Sequencing batch biofilm reactor; Phosphorus removal; Nitrogen removal
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 22218771
DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3839-5

Hodoki, Y., Ohbayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Okuda, N., Nakano, S. 2012 Detection and identification of potentially toxic cyanobacteria: Ubiquitous distribution of Microcystis aeruginosa and Cuspidothrix issatschenkoi in Japanese lakes. Harmful Algae, 16, 49-57.
Keywords: Anatoxin-a; Automated rRNA intergenic spacer analysis (ARISA); Cuspidothrix issatschenkoi; Cyanotoxin; Microcystin; Microcystis aeruginosa
Strain(s): 304077102111230512843905928932937991164516691698172919502116 
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2012.01.003

Harke, M. J., Berry, D. L., Ammerman, J. W., Gobler, C. J. 2012 Molecular response of the bloom-forming cyanobacterium, Microcystis aeruginosa, to phosphorus Limitation. Microb. Ecol., 63, 188-198.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 21720829
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-9894-8

Hasegawa, M., Nishizawa, A., Tsuji, K., Kimura, S., Harada, K. 2012 Volatile organic compounds derived from 2-keto-acid decarboxylase in Microcystis aeruginosa. Microbes Environ., 27, 525-528.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; volatile organic compounds; 3-methyl-1-butanol; 2-keto-acid decarboxylase; Microcystis
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 23047148
DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME12099

Leikoski, N., Fewer, D. P., Jokela, J., Alakoski, P., Wahlsten, M., Sivonen, K. 2012 Analysis of an inactive cyanobactin biosynthetic gene cluster leads to discovery of new natural products from strains of the genus Microcystis. PLoS One, 7, e43002 (article ID).
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 22952627
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043002

Yoshida-Takashima, Y., Yoshida, M., Ogata, H., Nagasaki, K., Hiroishi, S., Yoshida, T. 2012 Cyanophage infection in the bloom-forming cyanobacteria Microcystis aeruginosa in surface freshwater. Microbes Environ., , 350-355.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cyanophage; non-bleaching gene (nblA); phycobilisome; Microcystis
Strain(s): 298843 
PubMed: 23047146
DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME12037

Tanabe, Y. & Watanabe, M. M. 2011 Local expansion of a panmictic lineage of water bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. PLoS One, 6, e17085 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4487888990919899100101102103104105106107108109110111112298299478604843901105010511052105310541055105610571058105910601061106210631064106510661067106810691070107210751076107710851090109110921093109410951096109710981100110111021103110411051106110711081113111411151122112311241125112611271128112911301131113211331134113511361137113811391140114111421143114411451146114711481149115011511152115311551156115711591160116111621163116411701171117211731174117511761177117911801181118311841185118612091211121312141215121612171218121912201221122212231224122512261227122812291230123112321233123412351236123712381239124012411242124312441245125112521253125420882089209020912465246624672468246924702471247224732474247524762477247824792480248124822483248424852486248724882489249024912492249324942495249625422543254425452546254725482549255025512552255325542555255625572558255925602561259125922593259425952596259725982599260026012602260326042605260626072608260926102611261226132617261826192620262126222623262426252626262726282629 
PubMed: 21390221
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017085

Shao, J., Xu, Y., Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Yu, G., Peng, X., Li, R. 2011 Elucidating the toxicity targets of β-ionone on photosynthetic system of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843 (cyanobacteria). Aquat. Toxicol., 104, 48-55.
Keywords: Microcystis aeruginosa; Photosynthesis; Gene expression; Chlorophyll a fluorescence
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 21543049
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.03.014

Hodoki, Y., Ohbayashi, K., Kobayashi, Y., Okuda, N., Nakano, S.-I. 2011 Temporal variation in cyanobacteria species composition and photosynthetic activity in experimentally induced blooms. J. Plankton Res., 33, 1410-1416.
Keywords: cyanobacterial bloom; DCMU [3'-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)-1',1'-dimethyl urea]; maximum quantum yieldMicrocystis aeruginosa
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1093/plankt/fbr040

Weiz, A. R., Ishida, K., Makower, K., Ziemert, N., Hertweck, C., Dittmann, E. 2011 Leader peptide and a membrane protein scaffold guide the biosynthesis of the tricyclic peptide microviridin. Chem. Biol., 18, 1413-1421.
Strain(s): 298843 
PubMed: 22118675
DOI: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2011.09.011

Kuno, S., Yoshida, T., Kamikawa, R., Hosoda, N., Sako, Y. 2010 The distribution of a phage-related insertion sequence element in the cyanobacterium, Microcystis aeruginosa. Microbes Environ., 25, 295-301.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; Microcystis; cyanophage; insertion sequence; horizontal gene transfer
Strain(s): 90919899101102112298604843105810671070108610981105 
DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME10125

Shao, J., Yu, G, Wang, Z., Wu, Z, Peng, X., Li, R. 2010 Towards clarification of the inhibitory mechanism of wheat bran leachate on Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843 (cyanobacteria): physiological responses. Ecotoxicology, 19, 1634-1641.
Keywords: Wheat bran leachate; Microcystis; Gene expression; Photosynthesis
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 20882340
DOI: 10.1007/s10646-010-0549-1

Liu, SH., Zhang, PY., Cong, BL., Liu, CL., Lin XZ., Shen, JH., Huang, XH. 2010 Molecular cloning and expression analysis of a cytosolic Hsp70 gene from Antarctic ice algae Chlamydomonas sp. ICE-L. Extremophiles, 14, 329-337.
Keywords: Antarctic ice algae; Chlamydomonas sp. ICE-L; Heat shock protein; Hsp70; Psychrophile; Stress
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1007%2Fs00792-010-0313-8

Ziemert, N., Ishida, K., Weiz, A., Hertweck, C., Dittmann, E. 2010 Exploiting the natural diversity of microviridin gene clusters for discovery of novel tricyclic depsipeptides. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 76, 3568-3574.
Strain(s): 100101102843 
PubMed: 20363789
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02858-09

Lee, Y.-K., Ahn, C.-Y., Kim, H.-S., Oh, H.-M. 2010 Cyanobactericidal effect of Rhodococcus sp. isolated from eutrophic lake on Microcystis sp. Biotechnol. Lett., 32, 1673-1678.
Keywords: Algicide; Bloom; Cyanobacteria; Microcystis; Rhodococcus
Strain(s): 23843 
PubMed: 20640876
DOI: 10.1007/s10529-010-0350-5

Tanabe, Y., Sano, T., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M. 2009b Recombination, cryptic clades and neutral molecular divergence of the microcystin synthetase (mcy) genes of toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. BMC Evol. Biol., 9, 115 (article ID).
Strain(s): 44878889909198991001011021031041051061071081091101111122982994786048439011050105110521053105410551056105710581059106010611062106310641065106610671068106910701072107510761077108510901091109210931094109510961097109811001101110211031104110511061107110811131114111511221123112411251126112711281129113011311132113311341135113611371138113911401141114211431144114511461147114811491150115111521153115511561157115911601161116211631164117011711172120912111213121412151216121712181219122012211222122312241225122612271228122912301231123212331234123512361237123812391240124112421243124412451251125212531254246524662467246924702471247224732474247524762477247824792561 
PubMed: 19463155
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-9-115

Ishida, K., Welker, M., Christiansen, G., Cadel-Six, S., Bouchier, C., Dittmann, E., Hertweck, C., de Marsac, N. T. 2009 Plasticity and evolution of aeruginosin biosynthesis in Cyanobacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 75, 2017-2026.
Strain(s): 98843 
PubMed: 19201978
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.02258-08

Tomioka, N., Nagai, T., Kawasaki, T., Imai, A., Kohata, K. 2008 Quantification of Microcystis in a eutrophic lake by simple DNA extraction and SYBR green real-time PCR. Microbes Environ., 23, 306-312.
Keywords: Microcystis; quantification; SYBR Green I; DNA extraction; eutrophic lake
Strain(s): 9899204604611843946961 
DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.ME08515

Kaneko, T., Nakajima, N., Okamoto, S., Suzuki, I., Tanabe, Y., Tamaoki, M., Nakamura, Y., Kasai, F., Watanabe, A., Kawashima, K., Kishida, Y., Ono, A., Shimizu, Y., Takahashi, C., Minami, C., Fujishiro, T., Kohara, M., Katoh, M., Nakazaki, N., Nakayama, S., Yamada, M., Tabata, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2007 Complete genomic structure of the bloom-forming toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843. DNA Res., 14, 247-256.
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 18192279
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsm026

Tanabe, Y., Kasai, F., Watanabe, M. M. 2007 Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) reveals high genetic diversity and clonal population structure of the toxic cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. Microbiology, 153, 3695-3703.
Strain(s): 44878889909198991001011021031041051061071081091101111122982994786048439019331050105110521053105410551056105710581059106010611062106310641065106610671068106910701072107510761077108510901091109210931094109510961097109811001101110211031104110511061107110811131114111511221123112411251126112711281129113011311132113311341135113611371138113911401141114211431144114511461147114811491150115111521153115511561157115911601161116211631164117011711172120912111213121412151216121712181219122012211222122312241225122612271228122912301231123212331234123512361237123812391240124112421243124412451251125212531254 
PubMed: 17975077
DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.2007/010645-0

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 

Choi, K., Ueki, M., Imai, A., Kim, B., Kawabata, Z. 2004 Photoalteration of dissolved organic matter (DOM) released from Microcystis aeruginosa in different growth phases: DOM-fraction distribution and biodegradability. Arch. Hydrobiol., 159, 271-286.
Keywords: algal DOM; growth phase; UV effects; photoalteration; biodegradability; chemical composition
Strain(s): 843 
DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2004/0159-0271

Otsuka, S., Suda, S., Shibata, S., Oyaizu, H., Matsumoto, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2001 A proposal for the unification of five species of the cyanobacterial genus Microcystis Kützing ex Lemmermann 1907 under the rules of the Bacteriological Code. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 51, 873-879.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; DNA-DNA hybridization; Microcystis; taxonomy; unification
Strain(s): 843 
PubMed: 11411709
DOI: 10.1099/00207713-51-3-873

Otsuka, S., Suda, S., Li, R., Matsumoto, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Morphological variability of colonies of Microcystis morphospecies in culture. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 46, 39-50.
Keywords: colony; cyanobacteria; Microcystis; morphology; phycoerythrin; pigment
Strain(s): 843901 
PubMed: 12483602
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.46.39

Suda, K., Tanji, K., Hori, K., Unno, H. 1999 Evidence for a novel Chlorella virus -encoded alginate lyase. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 180, 45-53.
Keywords: Chlorella; virus; alginate lyase; lysis
Strain(s): 6868432170 
PubMed: 10547443
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1999.tb08776.x

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