Nostoc sp. (ATCC® 29133)

Strain Designations: PCC 73102  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations PCC 73102
Produces glycolipids, heterocyst
Produces ornithine carbamoyltransferase
Transformation host
Macrozamia sp. root, Australia
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1
Product Format test tube
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Nostoc punctiforme PCC 73102, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Genome sequenced strain
Reference strain
Medium ATCC® Medium 819: Blue-green nitrogen-fixing medium
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<<--R. Rippka
Macrozamia sp. root, Australia

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

Jansson E, et al. Ornithine cycle in Nostoc PCC 73102: stimulation of in vitro ornithine carbamoyl transferase activity by addition of arginine. Curr. Microbiol. 26: 75-78, 1993.

Flores E, Wolk CP. Identification of facultatively heterotrophic, N2-fixing cyanobacteria able to receive plasmid vectors from Escherichia coli by conjugation. J. Bacteriol. 162: 1339-1341, 1985. PubMed: 3922953

Campbell EL, et al. A polyketide-synthase-like gene is involved in the synthesis of heterocyst glycolipids in Nostoc punctiforme strain ATCC 29133. Arch. Microbiol. 167: 251-258, 1997. PubMed: 9075624

Campbell EL, et al. The devR gene product is characteristic of receivers of two-component regulatory systems and is essential for heterocyst development in the filamentous cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. strain ATCC 29133. J. Bacteriol. 178: 2037-2043, 1996. PubMed: 8606181

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

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF019924 Nostoc PCC73102 trnL gene, intron sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF017419 Nostoc punctiforme PII (glnB) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF116873 Nostoc punctiforme RegN (regN) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF114442 Nostoc punctiforme histidine kinase (hepK) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF030525 Nostoc PCC73102 hupS homolog and hupL homolog genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L32796 Nostoc sp. oxidative pentose phosphate cycle operon, complete sequence.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L44605 Nostoc sp. (ATCC 29133) heterocyst development gene, devR, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF016890 Nostoc punctiforme heterocyst glycolipid synthase (hglE) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF117151 Nostoc punctiforme tetratricopeptide repeat protein (tprN) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L37087 Nostoc sp. ATCC 29133 oxidoreductase (hrmU) and HrmA (hrmA) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY037295 Nostoc punctiforme lipid-A-disaccharide synthase, cytosine-specific DNA methyltransferase (dmtC), and putative oxidoreductase genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY037294 Nostoc punctiforme hypothetical protein, cytosine-specific DNA methyltransferase (dmtB), and anthranilate phosphoribosyltransferase (trpD2) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY037296 Nostoc punctiforme ribosome binding factor A, hypothetical protein, adenine-specific DNA methyltransferase (dmtA), and hypothetical protein genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AY037293 Nostoc punctiforme lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis protein, cytosine-specific DNA methyltransferase (dmtD), and deoxyribose-phosphate aldolase genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP001037 Nostoc punctiforme PCC 73102, complete genome.

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