Strain number NIES-3376  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) North Atlantic Ocean (Depth -10m) (1990-04-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 38.98 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Partensky, F. (1990-04-01)  
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 - LLII  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 315
Other strain no. : NATL2-M98C2B  
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

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