Strain Information: 1475/8

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Oscillatoriales


Arthrospira fusiformis (Voronikhin) Komárek & Lund (1990)

CCAP 1475/8
Isolator: Belay (1987)
Origin: Hypersaline; Lake Chitu, Ethiopia
Culture: Medium ASW:BG; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Formerly listed as Spirulina fusiformis Voronikhin 1934;
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References [2]   EMBL Links
Scheldeman P, Baurain D, Bouhy R, Scott M, Mühling M, Whitton BA, Belay A & Wilmotte A (1999) Arthrospira ('Spirulina') strains from four continents are resolved into only two clusters, based on amplified ribosomal DNA restriction analysis of the internally transcribed spacer. Fems Microbiology Letters 172: 213-222.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6968.1999.tb13471.x

Baurain D, Renquin L, Grubisic S & Scheldeman P (2002) Remarkable conservation of internally transcribed spacer sequences of Arthrospira ('Spirulina') (Cyanophyceae, Cyanobacteria) strains from four continents and of recent and 30-year-old dried samples from Africa. Journal of Phycology 38: 384-393.
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2002.01010.x

AJ292321 (SSU (16S) - LSU (23S)

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016