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SAG 256.80 Spirulina laxissima

SAG Strain Number:256.80
TAXONOMY
Genus:Spirulina
Species:laxissima
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:G.S. West
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:Africa
Country:Kenya
Locality:Lake Nakuru, natron lake
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-0.346411 / 36.078701  (7000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1976
Isolated by:E. Hegewald
Strain number by isolator:Heg 1976-75
Deposition by:E. Hegewald
Deposition date:12.1980
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Spirul
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
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
Publication:Volk R.-B. (2008) A newly developed assay for the quantitative determination of antimicrobial (anticyanobacterial) activity of both hydrophilic and lipophilic test compounds without any restriction. Microbiological Research 163 (2):161-167
Publication:Volk R.-B. (2008) Screening of microalgae for species excreting norharmane, a manifold biologically active indole alkaloid. Microbiological Research 163 (1):307-313
Publication:Volk, Rainer- B. (2005) Screening of microalgal culture media for the presence of algicidal compounds and isolation and identification of two bioactive metabolites, excreted by the cyanobacteria Nostoc insulare and Nodularia harveyana. Journal of Applied Phycology 17 (4):339-347
Publication:Nubel et al. (2000) The halotolerance and phylogeny of cyanobacteria with tightly coiled trichomes (Spirulina Turpin) and the description of Halospirulina tapeticula gen. nov., spec. nov. Syst. Evol. Microbiology 50:1265-1270
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:KJ708733  Leptolyngbya sp. SAG 256.80 phycocyanin beta chain (cpcB) gene, partial cds.  (262 bp)
Sequence Accession:KJ708699  Leptolyngbya sp. SAG 256.80 phycocyanin alpha chain (cpcA) gene, partial cds.  (314 bp)
Sequence Accession:KJ708669  Leptolyngbya sp. SAG 256.80 DNA gyrase subunit A (gyrA) gene, partial cds.  (623 bp)
Sequence Accession:KJ708622  Leptolyngbya sp. SAG 256.80 DNA-dependent RNA polymerase (rpoC1) gene, partial cds.  (689 bp)
Sequence Accession:KJ708562  Leptolyngbya sp. SAG 256.80 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (919 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no