Strain number NIES-2887  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Atlantic Ocean (Gulf Stream) (Depth -135m) (1993-07-15)  
Latitude / Longitude 37.08 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Moore, L. R. (1993-07-15)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; 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 Whole-genome ( BX548175 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 1 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics Clade: Low Light - LLIV ; Genome decoded strain (Rocap et al. 2013)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 407
Other strain no. : MIT9313  

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