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SAG 5.89 Planktothrix rubescens

SAG Strain Number:5.89
TAXONOMY
Genus:Planktothrix
Species:rubescens
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(de Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis et Komárek
Variety:
Formerly called:Oscillatoria rubescens
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Switzerland
Locality:Zürich, River Limmat at outlet of Zürichsee
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):47.368594 / 8.5427  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1961
Isolated by:R. Staub (axenic by T.P. Chang, Plön 1977)
Strain number by isolator:clone 51 (EAWAG 18)
Deposition by:M.-E. Meffert (Plön)
Deposition date:01.1989
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Z
Axenic:bacterial and fungal contaminations
Strain relatives:CCAP 1460/2
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:able to produce microcystins acc. to Kurmayer et al. (2004) Risk Level 1 > restricted distribution! Handle with care and use specific SAG form for ordering!
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Stockenreiter, M. et al. (2013) Functional group richness: implications of biodiversity for light use and lipid yield in microalgae. J. Phycol. 49 (5):838-847
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: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:Anagnostidis K. et al. (1988) Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Arch. Hydrobiol. (Suppl.) 80:327-472
Publication:Robert Staub (1961) Ernährungsphysiologisch-autökologische Untersuchungen an der planktischen Blaualge Oscillatoria rubescens DC. PhD (3057)
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:GQ917104  Planktothrix rubescens SAG 5.89 non-ribosomal peptide synthetase (aerB) gene, partial cds.  (343 bp)
Sequence Accession:GQ917081  Planktothrix rubescens SAG 5.89 non-ribosomal peptide synthetase (apnC) gene, partial cds.  (343 bp)
Sequence Accession:KM019971  Planktothrix rubescens SAG 5.89 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1463 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:low survival, standard 2-step protocol 5% DMSO in liquid medium
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no