Strain number NIES-4238  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Pseudanabaena yagii Tuji & Niiyama  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan (2016-01-13)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.03583333 / 140.40361111 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Niiyama, Yuko; Tuji, Akihiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Niiyama, Yuko (2016-02-05)  
Identified by Tuji, Akihiro  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC506589 ) , 16S-ITS-23S-5S ( LC314145 ) , rbcL ( LC314146 ) , mic ( LC507459 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics 2-MIB production (Tuji & Niiyama 2018)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Ak1604  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Christodoulou, M., Wahlsten, M., Sivonen, K. 2023 Morphological and Molecular Evaluation of Pseudanabaena epilithica sp. nov. and P. suomiensis sp. nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria) from Finland. Diversity-Basel, 15, 909 (article ID).
Keywords: Pseudanabaena; cyanobacteria; polyphasic approach; 16S rRNA gene; 16S–23S ITS; Finland
Strain(s): 512406240634064406542374238 
DOI: 10.3390/d15080909

Suruzzaman, M., Cao, T., Lu, J., Wang, Y., Su, M., Yang, M. 2022 Evaluation of the MIB-producing potential based on real-time qPCR in drinking water reservoirs. Environ. Res., 204, 112308 (article ID).
Keywords: 2-Methylisoborneol (MIB); Taste & odor; Real time qPCR; MIB-Synthesis (mic) gene; Drinking water
Strain(s): 5124062406342374238 
PubMed: 34757030
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.112308

Devi, A., Chiu, Y.-T., Hsueh, H.-T., Lin, T.-F. 2021 Quantitative PCR based detection system for cyanobacterial geosmin/2-methylisoborneol (2-MIB) events in drinking water sources: Current status and challenges. Water Res., 188, 116478 (article ID).
Keywords: biomolecular; drinking water; database; geo; mic; monitoring; Taq-Man probes
Strain(s): 5124062406342374238 
PubMed: 33045635
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116478

Shizuka, K., Ikenaga, M., Murase, J., Nakayama, N., Matsuya, N., Kakino, W., Taruya, H., Maie, N. 2020 Diversity of 2-MIB-producing cyanobacteria in Lake Ogawara: microscopic and molecular ecological approaches. Aquacult. Sci., 68, 9-23.
Keywords: Pseudanabaena; Amplicon sequencing; Real-time PCR; 2-MIB
Strain(s): 4062406342374238 
DOI: 10.11233/aquaculturesci.68.9

Tuji, A. & Niiyama, Y. 2018 Two new Pseudanabaena (Cyanobacteria, Synechococcales) species from Japan, Pseudanabaena cinerea and Pseudanabaena yagii, which produce 2-methylisoborneol. Phycol. Res., 66, 291-299.
Keywords: internal transcribed spacer region; Phormidiumtenue; Pseudanabaena foetida; Pseudanabaena subfoetida; rRNA operon; secondary structure
Strain(s): 5124059406240634064406542374238 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12327

Tuji, A. & Niiyama, Y. 2018 The taxonomy of Pseudanabaena(Cyanobacteria) and characters for Jjudging the production of odor compounds. Jpn. J. Water Treat. Biol., 54, 115-120 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: 2-MIB; L/W ratio; Phormidium tenue; pigment; Pseudanabaena
Strain(s): 5124059406240634064406542374238 
DOI: 10.2521/jswtb.54.115

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