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SAG 257.80 Arthrospira platensis

SAG Strain Number:257.80
TAXONOMY
Genus:Arthrospira
Species:platensis
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(Nordstedt) Gomont
Variety:
Formerly called:Spirulina platensis (Nordstedt) Geitler
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Peru
Locality:Dpto. Ica, Laguna Huacachina
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-14.087349 / -75.764047  (200m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1977
Isolated by:E. Hegewald
Strain number by isolator:Heg 1977-229
Deposition by:E. Hegewald
Deposition date:12.1980
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Spirul
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:filaments no longer spiral
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Wang, Z.P. et al. (2005) Morphological reversion of Spirulina (Arthrospira) platensis (Cyanophyta): from linear to helical. J. Phycol. 41 (3):622-628
Publication:Scheldeman, P. et al. (1999) Arthrospira ('Spirulina') strains from four continents are resolved into only two clusters, based on amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis of the internally transcribed spacer. FEMS Microbiology Letters 172 (2):213-222
Publication:Nelissen, B. et al. (1994) Phylogenetic relationships among filamentous helical cyanobacteria investigated on the basis of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 17:206-211
Publication:Guglielmi, G. et al. (1993) Main properties that justify the different taxonomic position of Spirulina spp. and Arthrospira spp. among cyanobacteria. Bull Inst Oceanogr Monaco 12:13-23
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AJ292337  Arthrospira platensis 16S rRNA gene (partial), tRNA-Ile gene, ITS1, tRNA-Ala gene and 23S rRNA gene (partial), strain SAG 257.80 (Lill). (477 bp)
Sequence Accession:DQ393292  Arthrospira platensis strain SAG 257.80 CpcB (cpcB) and CpcA (cpcA) genes, partial cds. (403 bp)
Sequence Accession:DQ393282  Arthrospira platensis strain SAG 257.80 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1453 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no
Arthrospira platensis

Arthrospira platensis

Arthrospira platensis

Arthrospira platensis

Arthrospira platensis

Arthrospira platensis