Strain number NIES-4105  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Calothrix sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Aki River, Akiruno, Tokyo, Japan (2009-05-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.7200292 / 139.264557 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Concrete fence)  
History < Katayama, Mitsunori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Katayama, Mitsunori (2009-10-**)  
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 ( AP018290 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Nitrogen fixation ; Attached ; Genome decoded strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CIT034  
Remarks Not available; Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Lee, A. K., Wei, J. H., Welander, P. V. 2023 De novo cholesterol biosynthesis in bacteria. Nat. Commun., 14, 2904 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4105 
PubMed: 37217541
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-38638-8

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

Nowruzi, B. & MShalygin, S. 2021 Multiple phylogenies reveal a true taxonomic position of Dulcicalothrix alborzica sp. nov. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria). Fottea, 21, 235-246.
Keywords: new species; polyphasic approach; rbcL; rpoC1; 16S–23S ITS
Strain(s): 4105 
DOI: 10.5507/fot.2021.008

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): 252100407341034105 
PubMed: 32521820
DOI: 10.3390/life10060083

Singh, H. W., Wada, R. M., Sherwood, A. R. 2018 Diurnal patterns of airborne algae in the Hawaiian Islands: a preliminary study. Aerobiologia, 34, 363–373.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; Cyanobacteria; Green algae; Trade winds; Universal Plastid Amplicon
Strain(s): 37554105 
DOI: 10.1007/s10453-018-9519-5

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