Strain number NIES-4285  
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 Abashiri, Yobito, Abashiri, Hokkaido, Japan (2017-08-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 43.99351944 / 144.22198611 
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (Lake water)  
History < Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tanabe, Yuuhiko (2017-08-03)  
Identified by Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BIFY00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max) 3 - 5 μm  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Toxicity ; microcystin (-) ; cyanopeptolin (+) (Tanabe et al. 2019) ; Salt-sensitive brackish water strain (Tanabe et al. 2019) ; Genome decoded strain (Tanabe et al. 2019)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 17AbL-2  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Toxicity 
Tanabe, Y. & Yamaguchi, H. 2019 Draft genome sequence of Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-4285, isolated from brackish water (Lake Abashiri, Japan). Microbiol. Resour. Ann.., 8, e00001-19 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4285 
PubMed: 30746511
DOI: 10.1128/MRA.00001-19

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