Strain number NIES-3840  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Acaryochloris tomasi Partensky, Six, Ratin, Garczarek, Probert & D.Vaulot  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Britanny coast (Depth -0m), France (1975-01-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 48.72 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Benthos)  
History < RCC (2015);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Thomas, JC. (1975-01-01)  
Identified by Identified by DNA analysis at RCC  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( PQWO00000000 ) , 16S rRNA ( KT860602 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 2 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Partensky et al. 2018) ; Type strain (Partensky et al. 2018)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC1774
Other strain no. : R61  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Partensky, F., Six, C., Ratin, M., Garczarek, L., Vaulot, D., Probert, I., Calteau, A., Gourvil, P., Marie, D., Grébert, T., Bouchier, C., Le Panse, S., Gachenot, M., Rodríguez, F., Garrido, J. L. 2018 A novel species of the marine cyanobacterium Acaryochloris with a unique pigment content and lifestyle. Sci Rep, 8, 9142 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3840 
PubMed: 29904088
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-27542-7

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