Strain number NIES-2882  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Atlantic Ocean (Tropical Atlantic) (Depth -30m) (1991-11-21)  
Latitude / Longitude 20.42 /  
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 (should be HLII: contam by SS120 ?)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 164
Other strain no. : TATL2; EUM17  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Scanlan, D. J., Hess, W. R., Partensky, F., Newman, J., Vaulot, D. 1996 High degree of genetic variation in Prochlorococcus (Prochlorophyta) revealed by RFLP analysis. Eur. J. Phycol., 31, 1-9.
Strain(s): 288028812882 
DOI: 10.1080/09670269600651131

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