Nostoc sp. (ATCC® 27892)

Strain Designations: PCC 7118  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Anabaena sp.
Strain Designations PCC 7118
Produces restriction endonuclease AvaI
Produces restriction endonuclease AvaII
Produces restriction endonuclease AvaIII
Bacteriophage host
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format test tube
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Uv-inducible DNA repair
Medium ATCC® Medium 1142: Allen and Arnon medium plus nitrate
ATCC® Medium 1142: Allen and Arnon medium plus nitrate
ATCC® Medium 616: Medium BG-11 for blue-green algae
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26.0°C
Atmosphere: Under light intensity of 2,000-3,000 lux
Protocol: as growth medium
Protocol: as growth medium
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RY Stanier<<--N.G. Carr (Anabaena variabilis) <<--- J. Myers <<--- R.C. Hecker (Cylindrospermum sp.)

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Duyvesteyn MG, et al. Sequence-specific endonucleases in strains of Anabaena and Nostoc. Arch. Microbiol. 134: 276-281, 1983.

Levine E, Thiel T. UV-inducible DNA repair in the cyanobacteria Anabaena spp. J. Bacteriol. 169: 3988-3993, 1987. PubMed: 3114232

Hill DR, et al. GibN (cyanoglobin) is a peripheral membrane protein that is restricted to certain Nostoc spp.. J. Bacteriol. 178: 6587-6598, 1996. PubMed: 8932316

Roberts RJ. Restriction and modification enzymes and their recognition sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 13: r165-r200, 1985. PubMed: 2987885