Strain number NIES-4407  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Dolichospermum crassum (Lemmermann) Wacklin, Hoffmann & Komárek  
Synonym Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg; Anabaena spiroides f. crassa (Lemmerman) Elenkin  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria  
Locality (Date of collection) Sengari Reservoir, Doujyocho, Kita-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan (2008-07-03)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.903924 / 135.284997 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Reservoir water)  
History < Shimizu, Taketoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Shimizu, Taketoshi (2008-07-03)  
Identified by Shimizu, Taketoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  23 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 7 - 11 μm  
Organization Filamentous 
Characteristics Cyanobacterial water bloom (aoko) ; Offensive odor ; geosmin production ; Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Kobe-12  
Remarks Axenic 
Shimizu, T., Oda, T., Ito, H., Imai, I. 2017 Isolation and characterization of algicidal bacteria and its effect on a musty odor-producing cyanobacterium Dolichospermum crassum in a reservoir. Water Sci. Technol.-Water Supply, 17, 792-798.
Keywords: algicidal bacteria; Anabaena crassa; Dolichospermum crassum; geosmin; musty odor; Rheinheimera spp
Strain(s): 4407 
DOI: 10.2166/ws.2016.179

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