Strain Information: 1475/9

Division/Phylum: Cyanophyta    Class: Cyanophyceae    Order: Oscillatoriales


Arthrospira maxima Setchell & N.L.Gardner (1917)

CCAP 1475/9
Isolator: Lefèvre (1963)
Origin: Hypersaline; Lake Chad, Africa
Culture: Medium ASW:BG; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. No. M 132/1; SAG 84.79; CSIRO CS-328; UTEX 2342; formerly listed as Spirulina maxima (Setchell & Gardner) Geitler 1932;
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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

Ometto F, Pozza C, Whitton R, Smyth B, Gonzalez Torres A, Henderson RK, Jarvis P, Jefferson B & Villa R (2014) The impacts of replacing air bubbles with microspheres for the clarification of algae from low cell-density culture. Water Research 53: 168-179.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.01.012

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016