Strain number NIES-4325  
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 (2018-09-17)  
Latitude / Longitude 43.99351944 / 144.22198611 
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (Lake water)  
History < Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tanabe, Yuuhiko (2018-10-08)  
Identified by Tanabe, Yuuhiko  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  22 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BJKP00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max) 3 - 4 μm  
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; A novel salt-tolerant genotype of M. aeruginosa ; Genome decoded strain (Tanabe et al. 2019)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 18AbL-65  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Tanabe, Y., Yamaguchi, H., Sano, T., Kawachi, M. 2019 A novel salt-tolerant genotype illuminates the sucrose gene evolution in freshwater bloom-forming cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa. FEMS Mircobiol. Lett., 366, fnz190 (article ID).
Keywords: Microcystis; compatible solute; brackish water; sucrose
Strain(s): 4325 
PubMed: 31504438
DOI: 10.1093/femsle/fnz190

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