Strain number NIES-3708  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Geminocystis sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Mimomi Hongo Park Narashino Chiba Japan (2013-11-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.684195 / 140.064770 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2013-11-01)  
Identified by Hirose, Yuu  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP014815 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Phototaxis ; chromatic adaptation ; Genome decoded strain (Hirose et al. 2015a)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT003  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Asukabe, H., Akahori, S., Ueno, E., Nakayama, T., Yamashita, R., Arii, S., Harada, K., Imanishi, S. Y. 2020 Cyanobacterial classification with the toxicity using MALDI Biotyper. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom., 31, 1572-1578.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; MALDI Biotyper; microcystins; profiling
Strain(s): 27394273818789100101102103104105107111112207208230266298416433478510512515592593604611808809835843846847905928931932945981989102510431058106110641068106910711076108510991101110511131115112611331134113511441157121516421643165216681672167316771678169820872131241226653708373337343736375537563757 
PubMed: 32501712
DOI: 10.1021/jasms.0c00148

Ohbayashi, R., Hirooka, S., Onuma, R., Kanesaki, Y., Hirose, Y., Kobayashi, Y., Fujiwara, T., Furusawa, C., Miyagishima, S. 2020 Evolutionary changes in DnaA-dependent chromosomal replication in cyanobacteria. Front. Microbiol., 11, 786 (article ID).
Keywords: CDS skew; chromosome replication; cyanobacteria; DnaA, GC skew; polyploidy
Strain(s): 3708 
PubMed: 32411117
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2020.00786

Hirose, Y., Misawa, N., Yonekawa, C., Nagao, N., Watanabe, M., Ikeuchi, M., Eki, T. 2017 Characterization of the genuine type 2 chromatic acclimation in the two Geminocystis cyanobacteria. DNA Res., 24, 387-396.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; chromatic acclimation; phycobilisome; cyanobacteriochrome
Strain(s): 37083709 
PubMed: 28338901
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsx011

Hirose, Y., Katayama, M., Ohtsubo, Y., Misawa, N., Iioka, E., Suda, W., Oshima, K., Hanaoka, M., Tanaka, K., Eki, T., Ikeuchi, M., Kikuchi, Y., Ishida, M., Hattori, M. 2015a Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Geminocystis sp. strain NIES-3708, which performs type II complementary chromatic acclimation. GenomeA, 3, e00357-15 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3708 
PubMed: 25953174
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00385-15

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