Strain number NIES-4103  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Nostoc sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Sawa, Katori Chiba Japan (2008-04-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.805996 / 140.470123 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Hirose, Yuu < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2008-05-01)  
Identified by Katayama, Mitsunori  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11 (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( AP018288 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT020  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Very slow growth 
Movie  
Reference
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

Baqué, M., Napoli, A., Fagliarone, C., Moeller, R., de Vera, J. P., Billi, D. 2020 Carotenoid raman signatures are better preserved in dried cells of the desert cyanobacterium Chroococcidiopsis than in hydrated counterparts after high-dose gamma irradiation. Life-Basel, 10, 83 (article ID).
Keywords: biosignatures; extremophiles; ionizing radiation; Raman spectroscopy; cyanobacteria; Mars exploration
Strain(s): 25210041034105 
PubMed: 32521820
DOI: 10.3390/life10060083

Magonono, M., Oberholster, P. J., Addmore, S., Stanley, M., Gumbo, J. R. 2018 The presence of toxic and non-toxic Cyanobacteria in the sediments of the Limpopo River Basin: Implications for human health. Toxins, 10, 269 (article ID).
Keywords: cyanobacteria; cyanotoxins; nutrient enrichment; akinetes; harmful algal blooms; PCR; phylogenetic analyses
Strain(s): 40744103 
PubMed: 29970791
DOI: 10.3390/toxins10070269

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