Strain number NIES-970  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Synechococcus sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Tokunoshima Isl., Kagoshima, (1998-08-28)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Tidal flat sand water)  
History < Tezuka, Naoaki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tezuka, Naoaki (1998-10-**)  
Identified by Tezuka, Naoaki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP017959 ) , 16S rRNA ( AF448073 )  
Cell size (min - max) 1 - 2 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Shimura et al. 2017)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : T71  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
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

Shimura, Y., Hirose, Y., Misawa, N., Wakazuki, S., Fujisawa, T., Nakamura, Y., Kanesaki, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. 2017 Complete genome sequence of coastal cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. strain NIES-970. GenomeA, 5, e00139-17 (article ID).
Strain(s): 970 
PubMed: 28385852
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00139-17

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