Strain number NIES-3754  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Mastigocladus sp.  
Synonym  
Former name Formerly identified as Fischerella sp., named based on Casamatta et al. 2020[2020 Mar]  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Suwa Shrine Nagano Japan (2013-11-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.075287 / 138.090472 
Habitat (Isolation source) Hot spring (Water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Hirose, Yuu (2013-11-01)  
Identified by Hirose, Yuu  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  37-45 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( NZ_AP017305 ) , Plasmid DNA ( NZ_AP017306 NZ_AP017307 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Hirose et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SW1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Casamatta, D. A., Villanueva, C. D., Garvey, A. D., Stocks, H. S., Vaccarino, M., Dvořák, P., Hašler, P., Johansen, J. R. 2020 Reptodigitus chapmanii (Nostocales, Hapalosiphonaceae) gen. nov.: a unique Nostocalean (Cyanobacteria) genus based on a polyphasic approach. J. Phycol., ,
Keywords: cyanobacteria; Phylogeny; 16S rDNA; systematics
Strain(s): 59237544106 
PubMed: 31837017
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12954

MacCready, J. S., Basalla, J. L., Vecchiarelli, A. G. 2020 Origin and evolution of carboxysome positioning systems in cyanobacteria. Mol. Biol. Evol., 37, 1434–1451.
Strain(s): 2122252630394473878826759280684393297020982100210721082111254932753754375639744074410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

Alcorta, J., Vergara-Barros, P., Antonaru, L. A., Alcamán-Arias, M. E., Nürnberg, D. J., Díez, B. 2019 Fischerella thermalis: a model organism to study thermophilic diazotrophy, photosynthesis and multicellularity in cyanobacteria. Extremophiles, 23, 635–647.
Keywords: Fischerella: Mastigocladus: Distribution: Thermophile: Nitrogen fxation: Photosynthesis: Multicellularity: Hot springs
Strain(s): 59237544106 
PubMed: 31512055
DOI: 10.1007/s00792-019-01125-4

Moten, D., Batsalova, T., Basheva, D., Mladenov, R., Dzhambazov, B., Teneva, I. 2018 Outer membrane efflux protein (OMEP) is a suitable molecular marker for resolving the phylogeny and taxonomic status of closely related cyanobacteria. Phycol. Res., 66, 31-36.
Keywords: cyanobacterial taxonomy; phylogenetic analysis; transmembrane transporter sequences
Strain(s): 3984321043754375537563757 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12203

Antonaru, L. A., Nurnberg, D. J. 2017 Role of PatS and cell type on the heterocyst spacing pattern in a filamentous branching cyanobacterium. FEMS Mircobiol. Lett., 364 fnx154 (article ID).
Keywords: multicellularity; cyanobacteria; Stigonematales; cell differentiation; nitrogen fixation; heterocyst spacing pattern; PatS
Strain(s): 59237543756 
PubMed: 28859320
DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnx154

Hirose, Y., Fujisawa, T., Ohtsubo, Y., Katayama, M., Misawa, N., Wakazuki, S., Shimura, Y., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M., Yoshikawa, H., Eki, T., Kanesaki, Y. 2016 Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Fischerella sp. NIES-3754, providing thermoresistant optogenetic tools. J. Biotechnol., 220, 45-46.
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Genome; Photosensor; Thermophile
Strain(s): 3754 
PubMed: 26784989
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2016.01.011

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