Strain Information: 1450/6

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Chroococcales


Microcystis aeruginosa Kützing emend. Elenkin (1924)

CCAP 1450/6
Isolator: Zehnder (1954)
Origin: Freshwater; Little Rideau Lake, Ontario, Canada
Culture: Medium BG11; Bacteria and fungi or other organisms present; sub + cryo
Other: Orig. desig. NRC-1; UTEX 2385; reinstated 1992 from UTEX; produced toxin 'microcystin';


References [7]   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

Newman JR & Barrett PRF (1993) Control of Microcystis aeruginosa by decomposing barley straw. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 31: 203-206.
DOI: none

Martin D & Ridge I (1999) The relative sensitivity of algae to decomposing barley straw. Journal of Applied Phycology 11: 285-291.
DOI: 10.1023/A:1008197418074

Devlin S, Meneely JP, Greer B, Greef C, Lochhead MJ & Elliott CT (2013) Next generation planar waveguide detection of microcystins in freshwater and cyanobacterial extracts, utilising a novel lysis method for portable sample preparation and analysis. Analytica Chimica Acta 769: 108-113.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aca.2013.01.033

Devlin S, Meneely JP, Greer B, Campbell K, Vasconcelos V & Elliott CT (2014) Production of a broad specificity antibody for the development and validation of an optical SPR screening method for free and intracellular microcystins and nodularin in cyanobacteria cultures. Talanta 12: 8-15.
DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2013.12.065

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016