Strain number NIES-25  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc linckia Bornet ex Bornet & Flauhault  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Kagoshima, Kagoshima, Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Watanabe, Makoto M.  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  1 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M (14 D)  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018222 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB074503 ) , 16S-ITS-23S ( JN646757 JN646758 JN646759 ) , gyrB ( AB074769 ) , rpoC1 ( AB074792 ) , rpoD1 ( AB074819 )  
Cell size (min - max) 5 - 7 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-16 (=M-251)
 
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Very slow growth 
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Reference
Carrell, A. A., Lawrence, T. J., Cabugao, K. G. M., Carper, D. L., Pelletier, D. A., Lee, J. H., Jawdy, S., Grimwood, J., Schmutz, J., Hanson, P. J., Shaw, A. J., Weston, D. J. 2022 Habitat-adapted microbial communities mediate Sphagnum peatmoss resilience to warming. New Phytol., 234, 2111-2125.
Keywords: climate change; heat tolerance; microbiome transfer; moss; peatland; Sphagnum; symbiosis; synthetic communities
Strain(s): 2581209821002107 
DOI: 10.1111/nph.18072

Pratte, B. S., Thiel, T. 2021 Comparative genomic insights into culturable symbiotic cyanobacteria from the water fern Azolla. Microb. Genomics, 7, 000595 (article ID).
Strain(s): 253275 
PubMed: 34181515
DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.000595

Chen, M., Rubin, G. M., Jiang, G., Raad, Z., Ding, Y. 2021 Biosynthesis and heterologous production of mycosporine-like amino acid palythines. J. Org. Chem., 86, 11160–11168.
Strain(s): 25 
PubMed: 34006097
DOI: 10.1021/acs.joc.1c00368

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., 28, dsab024 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; genome; heterocyst; culture collection; taxonomy
Strain(s): 192122232537507326780693220982100210721092130213532753585375739744073407440754101410241034106 
PubMed: 34677568
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsab024

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): 21222526303944738788267592806843932970209821002107210825493275375437563974407340744075410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Churro, C., Semedo-Aguiar, A. P., Silva, A.D., Pereira-Leal, J. B., Leite, R. B. 2020 A novel cyanobacterial geosmin producer, revising GeoA distribution and dispersion patterns in Bacteria. Sci Rep, 10, 8679 (article ID).
Strain(s): 252100 
PubMed: 32457360
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-64774-y

Baqué, M., Napoli, A., Fagliarone, C., Moeller, R., de Vera, J. P., Billi, D. 2020 Carotenoid raman signatures are better preserved in dried cells of the desert cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis than in hydrated counterparts after high-dose gamma irradiation. Life-Basel, 10, 83 (article ID).
Keywords: biosignatures; extremophiles; ionizing radiation; Raman spectroscopy; cyanobacteria; Mars exploration
Strain(s): 252100407341034105 
PubMed: 32521820
DOI: 10.3390/life10060083

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

Seo, P-S., Yokota, A. 2003 The phylogenetic relationships of cyanobacteria inferred from 16S rRNA, gyrB, rpoC1 and rpoD1 gene sequences. J. Gen. Appl. Micobiol., 49, 191-203.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; gyrB; phylogeny; protein evolution; rpoC1; rpoD1; 16S rDNA
Strain(s): 19212225391042093209521283277 
PubMed: 12949700
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.49.191

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 

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 

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