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): 2122252630394473878826759280684393297020982100210721082111254932753754375639744074410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Churro, C., Semedo-Aguiar, A. P., Silva, A.D., Pereira-Leal, J. B., Leite, R. B. 2020 A novel cyanobacterial geosmin producer, revising GeoA distribution and dispersion patterns in Bacteria. Sci Rep, 10, 8679 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2521002111 
PubMed: 32457360
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-64774-y

Baqué, M., Napoli, A., Fagliarone, C., Moeller, R., de Vera, J. P., Billi, D. 2020 Carotenoid raman signatures are better preserved in dried cells of the desert cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis than in hydrated counterparts after high-dose gamma irradiation. Life-Basel, 10, 83 (article ID).
Keywords: biosignatures; extremophiles; ionizing radiation; Raman spectroscopy; cyanobacteria; Mars exploration
Strain(s): 25210041034105 
PubMed: 32521820
DOI: 10.3390/life10060083

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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