Strain number NIES-3787  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Lemmermann  
Synonym Microcystis ichthyoblabe Kützing; Microcystis novacekii (Komárek) Compère; Microcystis viridis (A.Brown) Lemmermann; Microcystis wesenbergii Komárek  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan (2015-07-08)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.1217 / 140.3775333 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Kataoka, Takafumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamaguchi, Haruyo (2015-07-09)  
Identified by Kataoka, Takafumi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2019 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  15-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BJCH00000000 ) , 16S rRNA ( LC455607 ) , 23S rRNA ( LC455608 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Genome decoded strain (Yamaguchi et al. 2020)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : MA1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Yamaguchi, H., Suzuki, S., Kawachi, M. 2020 Draft genome sequences of four Microcystis aeruginosa strains (NIES-3787, NIES-3804, NIES-3806, and NIES-3807) isolated from Lake Kasumigaura, Japan. Microbiol. Resour. Ann.., 9, e00052-20 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3787380438063807 
PubMed: 32241856
DOI: 10.1128/MRA.00052-20

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