Strain number NIES-2098  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Synonym  
Former name Calothrix elenkinii Kossinskaja  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Ishikawa, Masako  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Re-identified by DNA analysis at NIES  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018172 ) , 16S rRNA ( LC215281 ) , plasmid DNA ( AP018173 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-61
Other strain no. : Ishikawa 103X (1) W-N-F  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
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Reference
Gao, J.-J., Zhang, L.. Peng, R.-H., Wang, B., Feng, H.-J., Li, Z.-J., Yao, Q.-H. 2021 Recombinant expression of Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1 glutathione S-transferase in Arabidopsis thaliana: an efficient tool for phytoremediation of thiocyanate. Biotechnol. Biotechnol. Equip., 34, 494-505.
Keywords: Thiocyanate; Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1; Arabidopsis thaliana; transgenic; enhance phytoremediation; glutathione S-transferase; degradation
Strain(s): 209821344103 
DOI: 10.1080/13102818.2020.1779127

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.,
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; genome; heterocyst; culture collection; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1921222325375073267806932209821002107210921112130213532753585375739744073407440754101410241034106 
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): 212225263039447387882675928068439329702098210021072108211125493275375437563974407340744075410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Hosoya, R., Hamana, K., Isobe, M., Yokota, A. 2005 Polyamine distribution profiles within Cyanobacteria. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 21, 3-8.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; homospermidine; polyamine; spermidine
Strain(s): 19212228303437414445507378798081204208510512515592593610843846847209320962098210021022107210821182119212321242125212621282129213121323259327532763277 

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