Strain number NIES-4403  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Pseudanabaena sp.  
Synonym  
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:  30 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 
Movie  
Reference
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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