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SAG 29.80 Cyanophora paradoxa

SAG Strain Number:29.80
TAXONOMY
Genus:Cyanophora
Species:paradoxa
Taxonomic position:Glaucophyta - Glaucophyceae
Authority:Korshikov
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Glaucophyta
Class:Glaucophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:plankton in alkaline freshwater
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):
Year:1943
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:L. Provasoli (< E. G. Pringsheim)
Deposition date:1977
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:+V
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:CCAP 981/1; UTEX 555
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Baudelet P.-H. et al. (2013) Antiproliferative Activity of Cyanophora paradoxa Pigments in Melanoma, Breast and Lung Cancer Cells. Mar. Drugs 11:4390-4406
Publication:Price, D.N. et al. (2012) Cyanophora paradoxa Genome Elucidates Origin of Photosynthesis in Algae and Plants . Science 335 (6070):843-847
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:Hoef-Emden, K. (2008) Molecular phylogeny of phycocyanin-containing cryptophytes: Evolution of biliproteins and geographical distribution. J. Phycol. 44 (4)
Publication:Nickol, A. A. et al. (2000) Cyanophora paradoxa: nucleotide sequence and phylogeny of the nucleus encoded muroplast fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase. Z Naturforsch C 55 (11-12):991-1003
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:DQ270258  Cyanophora paradoxa strain SAG 29.80 glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase subunit A (gapA) mRNA, complete cds.  (1442 bp)
Sequence Accession:DQ812897  Cyanophora paradoxa cytosolic glucose-6-phosphate isomerase (GPI) gene, partial cds.  (2854 bp)
Sequence Accession:EF119234  Cyanophora paradoxa cytosolic 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA synthase (HMGS) mRNA, partial cds.  (445 bp)
Sequence Accession:EF119235  Cyanophora paradoxa cytosolic 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-CoA reductase (HMGR) mRNA, partial cds.  (274 bp)
Sequence Accession:EF119236  Cyanophora paradoxa cytosolic mevalonate kinase (MK) mRNA, partial cds.  (256 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:no survival; standard 2-step protocol 5% DMSO
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:yes