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SAG 14.85 Microcystis aeruginosa

SAG Strain Number:14.85
TAXONOMY
Genus:Microcystis
Species:aeruginosa
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:K├╝tzing
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Canada
Locality:Ontario, Little Rideau Lake, from water bloom containing M. aeruginosa as a minor constituent
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):44.678907 / -76.31381  (500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:September 1954
Isolated by:B. Simpson and P. R. Gorham
Strain number by isolator:NRC-1 (SS-17)-j
Deposition by:NRC (Ottawa)
Deposition date:04.1984
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Z
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:CCAP 1450/4; UTEX 2386; PCC 7941
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:able to produce toxins acc. (Hughes et al. 1958) > Risk Level 1 > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering!
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Svanys, A. et al. (2016) Microcystins do not necessarily lower the sensitivity of Microcystis aeruginosa to tannic acid. FEMS Microbiology Letters 363:fnv227
Publication:Lang, I. et al. (2011) Fatty acid profiles and their distribution patterns in microalgae: a comprehensive analysis of more than 2000 strains from the SAG culture collection. BMC Plant Biol 11:124
Publication:Hughes, E.O. et al. (1958) Toxicity of a unialgal culture of Microcystis aeruginosa. Can. J. Microbiol. 4:225-236
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no