Calothrix sp. (ATCC® 27901)

Strain Designations: PCC 7102  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PCC 7102
Fine desert sand
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
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Reference strain
Medium 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
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RY Stanier<<--SAUG <<--- G.H. Schwabe, unialgal culture (Calothrix desertica)
Fine desert sand

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

Kenyon CN, et al. Fatty acid composition and physiological properties of some filamentous blue-green algae. Arch. Mikrobiol. 83: 216-236, 1972. PubMed: 4623694

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U73129 Calothrix sp. dinitrogenase reductase (nifH) gene, partial cds.

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