Strain Information: 1403/13F

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Nostocales


Aphanizomenon flos-aquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault (1886)

CCAP 1403/13F
Isolator: Booker & Walsby (1976)
Origin: Freshwater; Windermere, Cumbria, England, UK
Culture: Medium JM; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Reisolation of "FBA L102", which was CCAP 1403/13B; formerly listed as Anabaena flos-aquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault 1886; syn. Anabaena flos-aquae;
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References [13]   EMBL Links
Khamees HS, Gallon JR & Chaplin AE (1987) The pattern of acetylene reduction by cyanobacteria grown under alternating light and darkness. European Journal of Phycology 22: 55-60.
DOI: none

Dunton PG, Mawby WJ, Shaw VA & Walsby AE (2006) Analysis of tryptic digests indicates regions of GvpC that bind to gas vesicles of Anabaena flos-aquae. Microbiology 152: 1661-1669.
DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.28755-0

Smith JK, Parry JD, Day JG & Smith RJ (1998) A PCR technique based on HIP1 interspersed repetitive sequence distinguishes cyanobacterial species and strains. Microbiology 144: 2791-2801.
DOI: none

Oliver RL & Walsby AE (1984) Direct evidence for the role of light-mediated gas vesicle collapse in the buoyancy regulation of Anabaena flos-aquae (Cyanobacteria). Limnology and Oceanography 29(4): 879-886.
DOI: none

Whitehead PR & Brown NL (1985) A simple and rapid method for screening bacteria for type II restriction endonucleases: enzymes in Aphanothece halophytica. Archiv für Microbiologie 141(1): 70-74.
DOI: none

Spencer CN & King DL (1985) Interactions between light, NH4+ and CO2 in buoyancy regulation of Anabaena flos-aquae (Cyanophyceae). Journal of Phycology 21(2): 194-199.
DOI: none

Pinzon NM & Ju L-K (2006) Modeling culture profiles of the heterocystous N2-fixing cyanobacterium Anabaena flos-aquae. Biotechnology Progress 22: 1532-1540.
DOI: 10.1021/bp060163c

Whitehead PR & Brown NL (1985) Three restriction endonucleases from Anabaena flos-aquae. Journal of General Microbiology 131: 951-958.
DOI: none

Jaffe LF & Walsby AE (1985) An investigation of extracellular electrical currents around cyanobacterial filaments. Biological Bulletin 168: 476-481.
DOI: none

Araoz R, Nghiem H, Rippka R, Palibroda N, Tandeau de Marsac N & Herdman M (2005) Neurotoxins in axenic oscillatorian cyanobacteria: Coexistence of anatoxin-a and homoanatoxin-a determined by ligand-binding assay and GC/MS Microbiology 151: 1263-1273.
DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.27660-0

Griffiths AE, Walsby AE & Hayes PK (1992) The homologies of gas vesicle proteins Journal of General Microbiology 138: 1243-1250.
DOI: none

Miklaszewska M, Waleron M, Morin N, Calusinska M, Wilmotte A, Tandeau de Marsac N, Rippka R & Waleron K (2012) Elucidation of the gas vesicle gene clusters in cyanobacteria of the genus Arthropsira (Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyta) and correlation with ITS phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 47: 233-244.
DOI: 10.1080/09670262.2012.692817

Agnihotri VK (2014) Anabaena flos-aquae Environmental Science & Technology 44: 1995-2037.
DOI: 10.1080/10643389.2013.803797

AY904039 (Other)
HQ327693 (Other)
HQ327696 (Other)
U17109 (Other)
AY887021 (SSU (16S))

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Catalogue updated: 22 May 2015