Strain number NIES-2880  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus marinus S.W.Chisholm, S.L.Frankel, R.Goericke, R.J.Olson, B.Palenik, J.B.Waterbury, L.West-Johnsrud & E.R.Zettler  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Sargasso Sea (Depth -140m), area of the North Atlantic Ocean Bermuda  
Latitude / Longitude 28.98 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  PRO-99  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3-7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 1 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics Clade: Low Light - LLI  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 156
Other strain no. : SS120-04/95  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Delmont, T. O. & Eren, A. M. 2018 Linking pangenomes and metagenomes: the Prochlorococcus metapangenome. PeerJ, 6, e4320 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2880 
PubMed: 29423345
DOI: 10.7717/peerj.4320

Domínguez-Martín, M. A., Gómez-Baena, G., Díez J., López-Grueso, M. J., Beynon, R. J., García-Fernández, J. M. 2017 Quantitative proteomics shows extensive remodeling induced by nitrogen limitation in Prochlorococcus marinus SS120. mSystems., 2, e00008-17 (article ID).
Keywords: marine cyanobacteria; nitrogen limitation; nitrogen metabolism; prochlorococcus; quantitative proteomics
Strain(s): 2880 
PubMed: 28593196
DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00008-17

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