Strain Information: 1459/11A

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Oscillatoriales


Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek (1988)

CCAP 1459/11A
Isolator: Jaworski (1975)
Origin: Freshwater; Windermere, Cumbria, England, UK
Culture: Medium JM; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Orig. desig. FBA L275; NIES-905; formerly listed as Oscillatoria agardhii; syn. Oscillatoria agardhii;
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References [11]   EMBL Links
Kurmayer R, Christiansen G, Fastner J & Börner T (2004) Abundance of active and inactive microcystin genotypes in populations of the toxic cyanobacterium Planktothrix spp. Environmental Microbiology 6: 831-841.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2004.00626.x

Kurmayer R, Christiansen G, Gumpenberger M & Fastner J (2005) Genetic identification of microcystin ecotypes in toxic cyanobacteria of the genus Planktothrix. Microbiology 151: 1525-1533.
DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.27779-0

Gibson CE (1985) Growth rate, maintenance energy and pigmentation of planktonic cyanophyta during one-hour light:dark cycles. European Journal of Phycology 20: 155-161.
DOI: none

Suda S, Watanabe MM, Otsuka S, Mahakahant A, Yongmanitchai W, Nopartnaraporn N, Liu YD & Day JG (2002) Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.
DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.01834-0

Kosol S, Schmidt J & Kurmayer R (2009) Variation in peptide net production and growth among strains of the toxic cyanobacterium Planktothrix spp. European Journal of Phycology 44(1): 49-62.
DOI: 10.1080/09670260802158659

Tooming-Klunderud A, Fewer DP, Rohrlack T, Jokela J, Rouhiainen L, Sivonen K, Kristensen T & Jakobsen KS (2008) Evidence for positive selection acting on microcystin synthetase adenylation domains in three cyanobacterial genera. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8: 256.
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-8-256

Kurmayer R & Gumpenberger M (2006) Diversity of microcystin genotypes among populations of the filamentous cyanobacteria Planktothrix rubescens and Planktothrix agardhii. Molecular Ecology 15: 3849-3861.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2006.03044.x

Christiansen G, Molitor C, Philmus B & Kurmayer R (2008) Nontoxic strains of cyanobacteria are the result of major gene deletion events induced by a transposable element. Molecular Biology and Evolution 25: 1695-1704.
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msn120

Codd G, Bell S, Kaya K, Ward C, Beattie K & Metcalf J (1999) Cyanobacterial toxins, exposure routes and human health European Journal of Phycology 34: 405-415.
DOI: 10.1080/09670269910001736462

Rivetti C, Gómez-Canela C, Lacorte S, Díez S, Lázaro WL & Barata C (2015) Identification of compounds bound to suspended solids causing sub-lethal toxic effects in Daphnia magna. A field study on re-suspended particles during river floods in Ebro River. Aquatic Toxicology 161: 41-50.
DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.01.021

Gaget V, Welker M, Rippka R & Tandeau de Marsac N (2015) A polyphasic approach leading to the revision of the genus Planktothrix (Cyanobacteria) and its type species, P. agardhii, and proposal for integrating the emended valid botanical taxa, as well as three new species, Planktothrix paucivesiculata sp. nov.ICNP, Planktothrix tepida sp. nov.ICNP, as genus and species
DOI: 10.1016/j.syapm.2015.02.004

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Catalogue updated: 1 October 2015