Strain number NIES-3974  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Nakabusa Hot Spring, Azumino, Nagano, Japan (2012-10-13)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.394381 / 137.747200 
Habitat (Isolation source) Hot spring (Stream Sediment)  
History < Hirose, Yuu  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Hirose, Yuu (2012-12-01)  
Identified by Hirose, Yuu  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  37 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018254 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : NBH1  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hirose, Y., Ohtsubo, Y., Misawa, N., Yonekawa, C., Nagao, N., Shimura, Y., Fujisawa, T., Kanesaki, Y., Katoh, H., Katayama, M., Yamaguchi, H., Yoshikawa, H., Ikeuchi, M., Eki, T., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M. 2021 Genome sequencing of the NIES Cyanobacteria collection with a focus on the heterocyst-forming clade. DNA Res.,
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; genome; heterocyst; culture collection; taxonomy
Strain(s): 1921222325375073267806932209821002107210921112130213532753585375739744073407440754101410241034106 
DOI: 10.1093/dnares/dsab024

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

Antonaru, L. A., Cardona, T., Larkum, A. W. D., Nürnberg, D. J. 2020 Global distribution of a chlorophyll f cyanobacterial marker. ISME J., 14, 2275–2287.
Strain(s): 2675933974 
PubMed: 32457503
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-020-0670-y

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