Strain number NIES-2104  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Leptolyngbya sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Harima Campus for Science, Univrersity of Hyogo, Himeji, Hyogo Japan (2002-**-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.928516 / 134.445362 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < IAM (2007) < Katoh, Hiroshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katoh, Hiroshi  
Identified by Katoh, Hiroshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11 (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BBWW00000000 ) , apcB ( WP_059000224 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Drought tolerance ; Genome decoded strain (Shimura et al. 2015)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM M-289
Other strain no. : HK-04  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Guo, Y., Zang, X., Cao, X., Zhang, F., Sun, D., Shang, M., Li, R., Yangzong, Z., Wei, X., Zhang, X. 2020 Cloning and expression of Allophycocyanin gene from Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis and studying the binding sites of phycocyanobilin on its α and β subunits. J. Appl. Phycol., 32, 2657-2671.
Keywords: Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis; Rhodophyta; Allophycocyanin; Expression; Fluorescence
Strain(s): 2104 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-020-02102-7

Moten, D., Batsalova, T., Basheva, D., Mladenov, R., Dzhambazov, B., Teneva, I. 2018 Outer membrane efflux protein (OMEP) is a suitable molecular marker for resolving the phylogeny and taxonomic status of closely related cyanobacteria. Phycol. Res., 66, 31-36.
Keywords: cyanobacterial taxonomy; phylogenetic analysis; transmembrane transporter sequences
Strain(s): 3984321043754375537563757 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12203

Chiu, Y.-T., Yen, H.-K., Lin, T.-F. 2016 An alternativemethodtoquantify2-MIB producing cyanobacteriain in drinking water reservoirs: Method development and field applications. Environ. Res., 151, 618-627.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; 2-methylisoborneol(2-MIB); 2-MIB-synthesis gene(mibC gene); Tasteandodor; Real-timePCR
Strain(s): 8151282490521042116 
PubMed: 27607443
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.08.034

Shimura, Y., Hirose, Y., Misawa, N., Osana, Y., Katoh, H., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. 2015 Comparison of the terrestrial cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. NIES-2104 and the freshwater Leptolyngbya boryana PCC 6306 genomes. DNA Res., 22, 403-412.
Keywords: comparative genomics; cyanobacteria; genome sequence; nitrogen fixation
Strain(s): 2104 
PubMed: 26494835
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsv022

Liu, J. Y., Jiang, T., Zhang, J. P., Liang, D. C. 1999 Crystal structure of allophycocyanin from red algae Porphyra yezoensis at 2.2-angstrom resolution. J. Biol. Chem., 274, 16945-16952.
Strain(s): 2104 
PubMed: 10358042
DOI: 10.1074/jbc.274.24.16945

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