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SAG 30.87 Anabaena flos-aquae

SAG Strain Number:30.87
TAXONOMY
Genus:Anabaena
Species:flos-aquae
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(Lyngbye) de Brébisson
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Canada
Locality:Saskatchewan, Burton Lake, plankton, water-bloom of A. flos-aquae
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.263535 / -105.127544  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1961
Isolated by:P. R. Gorham
Strain number by isolator:NRC 44-1
Deposition by:P. R. Gorham
Deposition date:04.1984
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:produces anatoxin a > Risk Level 1 > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering! ; taxonomy of this strain remains unclear, sequence not assembles with Dolichospermum flos-aquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) W
 
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:Carmichael W.W. et al. (1977) Two laboratory case studies on the oral toxicity to calves of the freshwater cyanophyte (blue-green alga) Anabaena flos-aquae NRC-44-1. Can. Vet. J. 18 (3):71-75
Publication:Gorham, P.R. et al. (1964) Isolation and culture of toxic strains of Anabaena flos-aquae (Lyngb.) de Bréb. Verh. Internat. Ver. theoret. angew. Limnol. 15:796-804
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AY222367  Dolichospermum flos-aquae SAG 30.87 HetR (hetR) gene, partial cds.  (448 bp)
Sequence Accession:KM019947  Dolichospermum flos-aquae SAG 30.87 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1459 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO, low survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no
Anabaena flos-aquae

Anabaena flos-aquae

Anabaena flos-aquae

Anabaena flos-aquae