Synechococcus sp. (ATCC® 27180)

Strain Designations: PCC 6717 [ATCC 29401, Y52s]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Strain Designations PCC 6717 [ATCC 29401, Y52s]
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format frozen
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
Medium ATCC® Medium 616: Medium BG-11 for blue-green algae
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 37.0°C
Atmosphere: Under light intensity of 2,000-3,000 lux
Name of Depositor RY Stanier
Special Collection National Park Service Special Collection (NPS)
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RY Stanier<<--R. Castenholz Y52s (Synechococcus lividus)
Hot spring
Wyoming, United States
Geographical Isolation Yellowstone National Park

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

hot spring, Yellowstone National Park