Strain number NIES-1956  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Scytonema javanicum Bornet & Flahault  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Tsukuba Botanical Garden Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 582  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Fragile species to temperature changes 
Movie  
Reference
Chamizo, S., Mugnai, G., Rossi, F., Certini, G., De Philippis, R. 2018 Cyanobacteria inoculation improves soil stability and fertility on different textured soils: Gaining insights for applicability in soil restoration. Front. Environ. Sci., 6, 49 (article ID).
Keywords: autotrophic organisms; biocrust development; exopolysaccharides; organic carbon; soil nitrogen, soil; degradation
Strain(s): 19562121 
DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00049

Chamizo, S., Adessi, A., Mugnai, G., Simiani, A., De Philippis, R. 2018 Soil type and cyanobacteria species influence the macromolecular and chemical characteristics of the polysaccharidic matrix in induced biocrusts. Microb. Ecol., 78, 482–493.
Keywords: Biological soil crust; Cyanobacteria inoculation; Molecular weight; Monosaccharide composition; Loosely bound; EPS; Tightly bound EPS
Strain(s): 19562121 
PubMed: 30535915
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-018-1305-y

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): 243671155160203233246329333391405417440487503529531538548553587597727805843859931995100310121015101710311044104512591326133113771382138814111435143914401441144214581728182618311833184018461862186519562131214421462147215021752176218522682325234123522377241124122437285428552856285828592860 
PubMed: 24346654
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

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