Strain Information: 1450/10

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Chroococcales


Microcystis aeruginosa Kützing emend. Elenkin (1924)

CCAP 1450/10
Isolator: Jaworski (1977)
Origin: Freshwater; Blelham Tarn, Cumbria, England, UK
Culture: Medium BG11; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. FBA L305; produced toxin when tested in 1992;


References [5]   EMBL Links
Juhel G, Davenport J, O'Halloran J, Culloty SC, O'Riordan RM, James KJ, Furey A & Allis O (2006) Impacts of microcystins on the feeding behaviour and energy balance of zebra mussels, Dreissena polymorpha: A bioenergetics approach. Aquatic Toxicology 79: 391-400.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2006.07.007

Juhel G, O'Halloran J, Culloty SC, O'Riordan RM, Davenport J, O'Brien NM, James KJ, Furey A & Allis O (2007) In vivo exposure to microcystins induces DNA damage in the haemocytes of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, as measured with the comet assay. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 48: 22-29.
DOI: 10.1002/em.20271

Juhel G, Davenport J, O'Halloran J, Culloty SC, Ramsay R, James KF, Furey A & Allis O (2006) Pseudodiarrhoea in the zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) exposed to microcystins. The Jounal of Experimental Biology 209: 810-816.
DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02081

Ward CJ, Beattie KA, Lee EYC & Codd GA (1997) Colorimetric protein phosphatase inhibition assay of laboratory strains and natural blooms of cyanobacteria: Comparisons with high-performance lipid chromatographic analysis for microcystins. Fems Microbiology Letters 153: 465-473.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1997.tb12611.x

Sandrini G, Matthijs HCP, Verspagen JMH, Muyzer G & Huisman J (2014) Genetic diversity of inorganic carbon uptake systems causes variation in CO2 response of the cyanobacterium Microcystis. The ISME Journal 8: 589-600.
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.179

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Catalogue updated: 8 August 2016