Strain number NIES-2087  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus marinus S.W.Chisholm, S.L.Frankel, R.Goericke, R.J.Olson, B.Palenik, J.B.Waterbury, L.West-Johnsrud & E.R.Zettler  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) East Mediterranean Sea,  
Latitude / Longitude 35 / 20 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kawachi, Masanobu < CCMP  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Vaulot, D. (1991-03-01)  
Identified by Vaulot, D.  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  PRO-99  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BX548174 )  
Cell size (min - max) 1 - 3 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : CCMP 1986; CCMP 1378
Other strain no. : MED4  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Unstable 
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