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Strain number NIES-2884  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Suruga Bay (Depth -40m) Shizuoka Japan (1992-10-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.0 / 138.5 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Shimada  
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: High Light - HLII  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 269
Other strain no. : SB-3C1  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Movie  
Reference
Komatsu, H., Wada, K., Kanjoh, T., Miyashita, H., Sato, M., Kawachi, M., Kobayashi, M. 2016 Unique chlorophylls in picoplankton Prochlorococcus sp. “Physicochemical properties of divinyl chlorophylls, and the discovery of monovinyl chlorophyll b as well as divinyl chlorophyll b in the species Prochlorococcus NIES-2086.” Photosynth. Res., 130, 445-467.
Keywords: Chlorophyll; Divinyl chlorophyll; Pheophytin; Photosynthesis; Prochlorococcus
Strain(s): 2086208728843376 
PubMed: 27334004
DOI: 10.1007/s11120-016-0283-5

Shimada, A., Maruyama, T., Miyachi, S. 1996 Vertical distributions and photosynthetic action spectra of two oceanic picophytoplankters, Prochlorococcus marinus and Synechococcus sp.. Mar. Biol., 127, 15-23.
Strain(s): 28842886 
DOI: 10.1007/BF00993639

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