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SAG 31.87 Aphanizomenon flos-aquae

SAG Strain Number:31.87
TAXONOMY
Genus:Aphanizomenon
Species:flos-aquae
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(Linné) Ralfs
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Canada
Locality:
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):
Year:before 1984
Isolated by:P. R. Gorham
Strain number by isolator:A 113-9-q-2
Deposition by:P. R. Gorham
Deposition date:04.1984
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES
Axenic:bacterial and fungal contaminations
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:algae of this species potentially produce toxins > Risk Level 1 > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering!
 
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:Nováková K. et al. (2011) Modulation of gap-junctional intercellular communication by a series of cyanobacterial samples from nature and laboratory cultures. Toxicon 58 (1):76-84
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:KM019949  Aphanizomenon flos-aquae SAG 31.87 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1459 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO, low survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no