Strain number NIES-4234  
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 Shinji, Shinji-machi, Matsue, Shimane, Japan (2010-10-19)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.412 / 132.921 
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (Lake water)  
History < Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tanabe, Yuuhiko (2010-10-21)  
Identified by Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic (Brevundimonas spp.)  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  2 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BDSG00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max) 4 - 6 μm  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; Salt tolerance (Tanabe et al. 2018a) ; Genome decoded strain (Tanabe et al. 2018a) ; ST238 (Tanabe et al. 2018a)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Sj  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Toxicity 
Tanabe, Y.. & Yamaguchi, H. 2018b Evolutionary history of phycoerythrin pigmentation in the water bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. bioRXiv
Strain(s): 12114234 
DOI: 10.1101/485508

Tanabe, Y., Hodoki, Y., Sano, T., Tada, K., Watanabe, MM. 2018a Adaptation of the freshwater bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa to brackish water is driven by recent horizontal transfer of sucrose genes. Front. Microbiol., 9, 1150 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; bloom; salt tolerance; sucrose; genomics; brackish water; horizontal gene trasnfer; ecotype
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PubMed: 29922255
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01150

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