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     Strain Information: 1459/17


Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta
Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komarek (1988)
CCAP 1459/17
Isolator: Jaworski (1981)
Origin: Freshwater; Blelham Tarn, Cumbria, England
Culture: Medium BG11; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. FBA L365; formerly listed as Oscillatoria agardhii (Jurgens) Gomont 1892;
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References [4]  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

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

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