Strain number NIES-2100  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Synonym  
Former name Calothrix gracilis Fritsch  
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 ( AP018178 ) , 16S rRNA ( LC215282 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation  (aerobic condition) ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-56
Other strain no. : Ishikawa 78. F243D  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
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): 212225263039447387882675928068439329702098210021072108211125493275375437563974410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Gharaie Fathabad, S., Arumanayagam, A. S., Tabatabai, B., Chen, H., Lu, J., Sitther, V. 2019 Augmenting Fremyella diplosiphon cellular lipid content and unsaturated fatty acid methyl esters via sterol desaturase gene overexpression. Appl. Biochem. Biotechnol., 189, 1127-1140.
Keywords: Alkane; Biofuel; Cyanobacteria; Sterol desaturase; Transcript abundance
Strain(s): 210021073585 
PubMed: 31168708
DOI: 10.1007/s12010-019-03055-5

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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