Strain Information: 1459/30

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Oscillatoriales


Planktothrix rubescens (de Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komarek (1988)

CCAP 1459/30
Isolator: Meffert
Origin: Freshwater; Lake Plön, Germany
Culture: Medium BG11; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: FBIU X13; formerly listed as Oscillatoria rubescens de Candolle ex Gomont 1892;
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References [8]   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

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

Ostermaier V, Christiansen G, Schanz F & Kurmayer R (2013) Genetic variability of microcystin biosynthesis genes in Planktothrix as elucidated from samples preserved by heat desiccation during three decades. PLoS ONE 8(11): e80177.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080177

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

EU266156 ()
GQ995038 (gyrB)
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AJ749265 (Other)
AJ749284 (Other)
AJ749293 (Other)
EU258212 (Other)
EU266219 (Other)
EU266283 (Other)
EU266356 (Other)
GQ995004 (rpoB)
GQ995063 (rpoC1)
GQ994995 (SSU (16S))
GQ995013 (SSU (16S) - LSU (23S)

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016