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SAG 5.81 Planktothrix suspensa

SAG Strain Number:5.81
TAXONOMY
Genus:Planktothrix
Species:suspensa
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(Pringsheim) Anagnostidis et Komárek
Variety:
Formerly called:Oscillatoria agardhii var. suspensa Pringsheim (authentic strain)
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Germany
Locality:Göttingen, water bloom in Kiessee
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):51.494343 / 9.917135  (500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:June 1963
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:strain 2
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (SAG)
Deposition date:1963
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:no microcystin production found by Kurmayer et al. (2004), but as POTENTIAL risk group 1 organism > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering!; authentic strain of Oscillatoria agardhii var. suspensa Pringsheim
 
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:Christiansen, G. et al. (2008) Nontoxic strains of cyanobacteria are the result of major gene deletion events induced by a transposable element. Mol. Biol. Evol. 25 (8):1695-1704
Publication:Kurmayer R. et al. (2004) Abundance of active and inactive microcystin genotypes in populations of the toxic cyanobacterium Planktothrix spp. Environmental Microbiology 6 (8):831–841
Publication:Pringsheim, E.G. (1965) Oscillatoria agardhii var. suspensa nov. var.. Kleine Mitteilung über Flagellaten und Algen X. Arch. Mikrobiol. 50:401-413
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:EU258244  Planktothrix agardhii SAG 5.81 P700 apoprotein subunit Ia (psaA) and P700 apoprotein subunit Ib (psaB) genes, partial cds.  (615 bp)
Sequence Accession:EU266321  Planktothrix agardhii SAG 5.81 microcystin synthetase-associated thioesterase (mcyT) gene, partial cds.  (751 bp)
Sequence Accession:EU266257  Planktothrix agardhii SAG 5.81 C-phycocyanin alpha subunit (cpcA) gene, partial cds.  (211 bp)
Sequence Accession:EU271805  Planktothrix agardhii SAG 5.81 microcystin synthetase associated thioesterase (mcyT) gene, partial cds.  (485 bp)
Sequence Accession:EU271843  Planktothrix agardhii SAG 5.81 microcystin synthetase associated thioesterase (mcyT) gene, partial cds.  (436 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO, no survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no
Planktothrix suspensa

Planktothrix suspensa

Planktothrix suspensa