Synechococcus elongatus Nageli (ATCC® 33912)

Strain Designations: PCC 7942  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Anacystis nidulans
Strain Designations PCC 7942
Plasmid host
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format test tube
Storage Conditions Frozen: -80°C or colder
Freeze-Dried: 2°C to 8°C
Live Culture: See Propagation Section
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942, complete genome

Images Micrograph of Cells at 1000X ATCC 33912
Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 616: Medium BG-11 for blue-green algae
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 26°C
Atmosphere: Aerobic under 2000-3000 LUX light
Name of Depositor LA Sherman
Chain of Custody
ATCC <-- LA Sherman <-- G van Arkel <-- S Shestakov <-- K Floyd

Sherman LA, van de Putte P. Construction of a hybrid plasmid capable of replication in the bacterium Escherichia coli and the cyanobacterium Anacystis nidulans. J. Bacteriol. 150: 410-413, 1982. PubMed: 6277870

van den Hondel CA, et al. Introduction of transposon Tn901 into a plasmid of Anacystis nidulans: preparation for cloning in cyanobacteria. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 77: 1570-1574, 1980. PubMed: 6246495

Schmitz O, et al. CikA, a bacteriophytochrome that resets the cyanobacterial circadian clock. Science 289: 765-768, 2000. PubMed: 10926536

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000100 Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942, complete genome

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000101 Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 plasmid 1, complete sequence

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