Strain number NIES-3756  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc 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) Terrestrial (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  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP017295 ) , Plasmid DNA ( AP017296 AP017297 )  
Cell size (min - max) 8 - 18 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Hirose et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT038  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Very slow growth 
Movie  
Reference
Casero, M. C., Herrero, M. Á., De la Roche, J. P., Quesada, A., Velázquez, D., Cirés, S. 2024 Effect of salinity on scytonemin yield in endolithic cyanobacteria from the Atacama Desert. Sci Rep, 14, 9731 (article ID).
Strain(s): 212537564074 
PubMed: 38679613
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-024-60499-4

Nowruzi, B., Hutarova, L., Vešelenyiova, D., Metcalf, J. S. 2024 Characterization of Neowestiellopsis persica A1387 (Hapalosiphonaceae) based on the cpcA, psbA, rpoC1, nifH and nifD gene sequences. BMC Ecol. Evol., 24, 57 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Phylogenetic analysis; Neowestiellopsis persica, cpcA
Strain(s): 212223255073267592209821002107327537543756397440734074410141034106 
PubMed: 38711016
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-024-02244-z

Arsın, S., Delbaje, E., Jokela, J., Wahlsten, M., Farrar, Z. M., Permi, P., Fewer, D. 2023 A plastic biosynthetic pathway for the production of structurally distinct microbial sunscreens. ACS Chem. Biol., 18, 1959–1967.
Strain(s): 257326721002107210921112130375537563757397440734102410341054106 
PubMed: 37603862
DOI: 10.1021/acschembio.3c00112

Giordano, M., Goodman, C. A., Huang, F., Raven, J. A., Ruan, Z. 2022 A mechanistic study of the influence of nitrogen and energy availability on the NH4+ sensitivity of nitrogen assimilation in Synechococcus. J. Exp. Bot., 73, 5596-5611.
Keywords: Ammonium; cyanobacteria; glutamine synthetase; limitation; nitrate reductase; nitrite reductase; NtcA regulation; N metabolism
Strain(s): 25502042678439709812107213421352481254937093754375637574074 
PubMed: 35595516
DOI: 10.1093/jxb/erac219

Tamre, E. & Fournier, G. P. 2022 Inferred ancestry of scytonemin biosynthesis proteins in cyanobacteria indicates a response to Paleoproterozoic oxygenation. Geobiology, 20, 764–775.
Keywords: Bayesian phylogenetics; cyanobacteria; Paleoproterozoic; photoprotection; scytonemin; UVA radiation
Strain(s): 212325262672108211137564073407440754103 
PubMed: 35851984
DOI: 10.1111/gbi.12514

Lu, Y., Zhuo, C., Li, Y., Li, H., Yang, M., Xu, D., He, H. 2020 Evaluation of filamentous heterocystous cyanobacteria for integrated pig-farm biogas slurry treatment and bioenergy production. Bioresour. Technol., 297, 122418 (article ID).
Keywords: Pig farm; Biogas slurry; Filamentous cyanobacteria; Wastewater treatment; Bioenergy
Strain(s): 3756 
PubMed: 31761632
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122418

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): 212225263039447387882675928068439329702098210021072108211125493275375437563974407340744075410141034106 
PubMed: 31899489
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msz308

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

Lin, W., Zhao, D., Luo, J. 2018 Distribution of alkaline phosphatase genes in cyanobacteria and the role of alkaline phosphatase on the acquisition of phosphorus from dissolved organic phosphorus for cyanobacterial growth. J. Appl. Phycol., 30, 839-850.
Keywords: Alkaline; phosphatase; Cyanobacteria; Dissolved organic phosphorus; Distribution
Strain(s): 303981213025493756 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-017-1267-3

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

Takeya, M., Hirai, M. Y., Osanai, T. 2017 Allosteric inhibition of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylases is determined by a single amino acid eesidue in cyanobacteria. Sci Rep., 7, 41080 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3756 
PubMed: 28117365
DOI: 10.1038/srep41080

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

Suradkar, A., Villanueva, C., Gaysina, LA., Casamatta, DA., Saraf, A., Dighe, G., Mergu, R., Singh, P. 2017 Nostoc thermotolerans sp. nov., a soil-dwelling species of Nostoc (Cyanobacteria). Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol., 67, 1296-1305.
Keywords: cyanobacteria; Taxonomy; Nostoc
Strain(s): 2140503756 
PubMed: 28109209
DOI: 10.1099/ijsem.0.001800

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 Nostoc sp. NIES-3756, a potentially useful strain for phytochrome-based bioengineering. J. Biotechnol., 218, 51-52.
Strain(s): 3756 
PubMed: 26656223
DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2015.12.002

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