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 Picoplankton ; Clade: Low Light (should be HLII: contam by SS120 ?)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC164
Other strain no. : TATL2; EUM17  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Unstable 
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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