A big image opens when the thumbnail is clicked.(nies-2087.jpg)
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  
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 
Sekiguchi, Y., Kobayashi, A., Takayama, Y., Oide, M., Fukuda, A., Yamamoto, Y., Okajima, K., Oroguchi, T., Hirakawa, T., Inui, Y., Matsunaga, S., Yamamoto, M., Nakasako, M. 2018 Coherent X-ray Diffraction Imaging of Cyanidioschyzon merolae. In Cyanidioschyzon merolae: A New Model Eukaryote for Cell and Organelle Biology, Eds. by Kuroiwa, T., Miyagishima, S., Matsunaga, S., Sato, N., Nozaki, H., Tanaka, K., Misumi, O., Springer Singapore, pp. 153-173.
Strain(s): 2087 
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6101-1_10

Kobayashi, A., Sekiguchi, Y., Oroguchi, T., Okajima, K., Fukuda, A., Oide,, M., Yamamoto, M., Nakasako, M. 2016 Specimen preparation for cryogenic coherent X-ray diffraction imaging of biological cells and cellular organelles by using the X-ray free-electron laser at SACLA. J. Synchrot. Radiat., 23, 975-989.
Keywords: coherent X-ray diffraction imaging; X-ray free-electron laser; frozen-hydrated non-crystalline specimens; cryogenic X-ray diffraction experiment; structures of cells and cellular organelles
Strain(s): 2087 
PubMed: 27359147
DOI: 10.1107/S1600577516007736

Komatsu, H., Wada, K., Kanjoh, T., Miyashita, H., Sato, M., Kawachi, M., Kobayashi, M. 2016 Unique chlorophylls in picoplankton Prochlorococcus sp. “Physicochemical properties of divinyl chlorophylls, and the discovery of monovinyl chlorophyll b as well as divinyl chlorophyll b in the species Prochlorococcus NIES-2086.” Photosynth. Res., 130, 445-467.
Keywords: Chlorophyll; Divinyl chlorophyll; Pheophytin; Photosynthesis; Prochlorococcus
Strain(s): 2086208728843376 
PubMed: 27334004
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-016-0283-5

Hamana, K., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2016 Additional analysis of cyanobacterial polyamines ─ Distributions of spermidine, homospermidine, spermine, and thermospermine within the phylum Cyanobacteria. ─ Microb. Resour. Syst., 32, 179-186.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; thermospermine
Strain(s): 208620872134241225393373 

Unauthorized copying and replication of text, images, and tables in our homepage, are prohibited.