Gloeothece sp. (ATCC® 27152)

Strain Designations: PCC 6909 [CCAP 1430/3, UTEX 795]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PCC 6909 [CCAP 1430/3, UTEX 795]
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format frozen
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Sheath composition
Diurnal pattern of N2 fixation
Medium Medium 616: Medium BG-11 for blue-green algae
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic, under 2,000-3,000 LUX light
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- RY Stanier <-- UTEX 795, unialgal culture <-- W.R. Taylor <-- W. Markle (Gloeocapsa sp.)

Rippka R, et al. Generic assignments, strain histories and properties of pure cultures of cyanobacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 111: 1-61, 1979.

Stanier RY, et al. Purification and properties of unicellular blue-green algae (order Chroococcales). Bacteriol. Rev. 35: 171-205, 1971. PubMed: 4998365

Tease BE, Walker RW. Comparative composition of the sheath of the cyanobacterium Gloeothece ATCC 27152 cultured with and without combined nitrogen. J. Gen. Microbiol. 133: 3331-3339, 1987.

Gallon JR, et al. Metabolic changes associated with the diurnal pattern of N2 fixation in Gloeothece. J. Gen. Microbiol. 134: 3079-3087, 1988.

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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
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