Strain number NIES-4403  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Pseudanabaena sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Nishi-Waseda Campus, Waseda University, Shinju-ku, Tokyo, Japan (2008-07-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.706008 / 139.707843 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Iwasaki, Hideo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Iwasaki, Hideo (2008-07-**)  
Identified by Iwasaki, Hideo  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2020 Apr]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BG-11  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  17-19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  24L
Duration:  14 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 2 - 5 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; chromatic adaptation ; Attached ; Epilithic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : ILC 545  
Remarks Axenic 
Yamamoto, H., Fukasawa, Y., Shoji, Y., Hisamoto, S., Kikuchi, T., Takamatsu, A., Iwasaki, H. 2021 Scattered migrating colony formation in the filamentous cyanobacterium, Pseudanabaena sp. NIES-4403. BMC Microbiol., 21, 227 (article ID).
Keywords: Cyanobacteria; Colony pattern formation; Collective behavior; Cell motility
Strain(s): 4403 
PubMed: 34399691
DOI: 10.1186/s12866-021-02183-5

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