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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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.
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McMaster TJ, Miles MJ & Walsby AE (1996) Direct observation of protein secondary structure in gas vesicles by atomic force microscopy. Biophysical Journal 70: 2432-2436.
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HQ327693 (Other)
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U17109 (Other)
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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016