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SAG 18.85 Microcystis aeruginosa

SAG Strain Number:18.85
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:Europe
Country:Austria
Locality:plankton from Neusiedler See near Rust
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):47.803931 / 16.677132  (5000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:before 1984
Isolated by:B. Hofbauer
Strain number by isolator:as Microcystis aeruginosa f. flos-aquae
Deposition by:E. Kusel-Fetzmann
Deposition date:09.1984
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Z
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:algae of the genus Microcystis have the potential to produce toxins > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering toxic or pathogenic material!
 
PUBLICATIONS
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
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no