Strain Information: 1459/22

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Oscillatoriales


Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek (1988)

CCAP 1459/22
Isolator: Romstad (1971)
Origin: Freshwater; Lake Gjersjøen, Norway
Culture: Medium BG11; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. NIVA CYA18; produced toxin when tested in 1992; formerly listed as Oscillatoria agardhii (Jurgens) Gomont 1892, Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont 1892; syn. Oscillatoria rubescens;
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References [5]   EMBL Links
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

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

Beard SJ, Davis PA, Iglesias-Rodriguez D, Skulberg OM & Walsby AE (2000) Gas vesicle genes in Planktothrix spp. from Nordic lakes: Strains with weak gas vesicles possess a longer variant of gvpC. Microbiology 146: 2009-2018.
DOI: none

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

Guidi-Rontani C, Jean MRN, Gonzalez-Rizzo S, Bolte-Kluge S & Gros O (2014) Description of new filamentous toxic Cyanobacteria (Oscillatoriales) colonizing the sulfidic periphyton mat in marine mangroves Fems Microbiology Letters 359: 173-181.
DOI: 10.1111/1574-6968.12551

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016