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SAG 86.79 Arthrospira platensis

SAG Strain Number:86.79
TAXONOMY
Genus:Arthrospira
Species:platensis
Taxonomic position:Cyanobacteria
Authority:(Nordstedt) Gomont
Variety:
Formerly called:Spirulina platensis (Nordstedt) Geitler
Authentic:no
Division:Cyanobacteria
Class:Cyanophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:tropic
Continent:Africa
Country:Chad
Locality:natron lake
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):14.306969 / 18.581542  (800000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:before 1971
Isolated by:P. Compère
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E. Hegewald
Deposition date:1971
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Spirul
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:filaments no longer spiral
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Mudimu O. et al. (2014) Biotechnological screening of microalgal and cyanobacterial strains for biogas production and antibacterial and antifungal effects. Metabolites 4 (2):373-393
Publication:Asencio, A.D. et al. (2012) Partial purification and characterization of a calcium-dependent alkaline phosphatase from the cyanobacterium Arthrospira platensis. J. Phycol.
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:Wang, Z.P. et al. (2005) Morphological reversion of Spirulina (Arthrospira) platensis (Cyanophyta): from linear to helical. J. Phycol. 41 (3):622-628
Publication:Scheldeman, P. et al. (1999) Arthrospira ('Spirulina') strains from four continents are resolved into only two clusters, based on amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis of the internally transcribed spacer. FEMS Microbiology Letters 172 (2):213-222
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:KM019967  Arthrospira platensis SAG 86.79 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1461 bp)
Sequence Accession:DQ393291  Arthrospira platensis strain SAG 86.79 CpcB (cpcB) and CpcA (cpcA) genes, partial cds. (403 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no