Strain number NIES-2121  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Phormidium ambiguum Gomont  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Africa  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Soil)  
History < IAM (2007) < Tsuzuki, Mikio (2005) < IAM (1994)  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishikawa, Masako  
Identified by Fukushima, Hiroshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MDM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  13-18 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC455611 ) , 23S rRNA ( LC455612 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : NIG, Japan
 
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Chamizo, S., Mugnai, G., Rossi, F., Certini, G., De Philippis, R. 2018 Cyanobacteria inoculation improves soil stability and fertility on different textured soils: Gaining insights for applicability in soil restoration. Front. Environ. Sci., 6, 49 (article ID).
Keywords: autotrophic organisms; biocrust development; exopolysaccharides; organic carbon; soil nitrogen, soil; degradation
Strain(s): 19562121 
DOI: 10.3389/fenvs.2018.00049

Chamizo, S., Adessi, A., Mugnai, G., Simiani, A., De Philippis, R. 2018 Soil type and cyanobacteria species influence the macromolecular and chemical characteristics of the polysaccharidic matrix in induced biocrusts. Microb. Ecol., 78, 482–493.
Keywords: Biological soil crust; Cyanobacteria inoculation; Molecular weight; Monosaccharide composition; Loosely bound; EPS; Tightly bound EPS
Strain(s): 19562121 
PubMed: 30535915
DOI: 10.1007/s00248-018-1305-y

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