Strain number NIES-2094  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc sp.  
Former name Formerly identified as Anabaena viabilis, re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis[2016 Oct]  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < Ishikawa, Masako  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC190509 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-58
Other strain no. : Ishikawa 99.J403w.  
Remarks Axenic; Very slow growth 
Suzuki, T., Ezure, T., Ishida, M. 1998 In-vitro antitumour evaluation of extracts from cyanobacteria Anabaena. J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 50, 136 (Supplement).
Strain(s): 1920932094 
DOI: 10.1111/j.2042-7158.1998.tb02336.x

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