Anabaena variabilis Kutzing (ATCC® 29413)

Strain Designations: [IUCC 1444; MSU A-37]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Strain Designations [IUCC 1444; MSU A-37]
Freshwater, Mississippi, USA.
Type Strain no
Biosafety Level 1

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Product Format freeze-dried
Preceptrol® no
Genome Sequenced Strain

Anabaena variabilis ATCC 29413, complete genome.

Type Strain no
Glycogen accumulation and the induction of nitrogenase activity
Inhibition of nitrogen fixation by nitrite
Isolation of cyanobacterial heterocysts
Regulation of electron transport to nitrogenase
Uv-inducible DNA repair
Genome sequenced 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 CP Wolk
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--CP Wolk<<--IUCC 1444 (Anabaena flos-aquae) <<--- R. Tischer MSU A-37
Freshwater, Mississippi, USA.
Year of Origin 1964

Schrautemeier B, et al. In vitro studies on pathways and regulation of electron transport to nitrogenase with a cell-free extract from heterocysts of Anabaena variabilis. Arch. Microbiol. 137: 14-20, 1984.

Wolk CP, Wojciuch E. Simple methods for plating single vegetative cells of, and for replica- plating, filamentous blue-green algae. Arch. Mikrobiol. 91: 91-95, 1973. PubMed: 4197882

Boehme H. Inhibition of nitrogen fixation by nitrite in Anabaena variabilis. Arch. Microbiol. 146: 99-103, 1986.

Jensen BB, et al. Isolation of cyanobacterial heterocysts with high and sustained dinitrogen-fixation capacity supported by endogenous reductants. Arch. Microbiol. 145: 241-247, 1986. PubMed: 3094473

. . J. Phycol. 10: 352-358, 1974.

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

Ernst A, Boger P. Glycogen accumulation and the induction of nitrogenase activity in the heterocyst-forming Cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis. J. Gen. Microbiol. 131: 3147-3153, 1985.

Montesinos ML, et al. Amino acid transport in taxonomically diverse cyanobacteria and identification of two genes encoding elements of a neutral amino acid permease putatively involved in recapture of leaked hydrophob hydrophobic amino acids. J. Bacteriol. 179: 853-862, 1997. PubMed: 9006043

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

Thiel T. Isolation and characterization of the vnfEN genes of the cyanobacterium Anabaena variabilis. J. Bacteriol. 178: 4493-4499, 1996. PubMed: 8755876

Mannan RM, et al. Active photosynthesis in cyanobacterial mutants with directed modifications in the ligands for two iron-sulfur clusters in the PsaC protein of photosystem I. EMBO J. 15: 1826-1833, 1996. PubMed: 8617228

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X66864 A.variabilis psaI gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y13044 A.variabilis dnaK gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z46887 A.variabilis fdxH1 gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ132703 Anabaena variabilis apd gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ271820 Anabaena variabilis petG gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ299220 Anabaena variabilis petM gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ132704 Anabaena variabilis dnaJ1 gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X93923 A.variabilis psaF and psaJ genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X06210 Anabaena variabilis ferredoxin gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X14343 Anabaena petF1 gene for ferredoxin I.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ271821 Anabaena variabilis partial petN gene.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Z46890 A.variabilis fdxB, fdxH2 and nifW2 genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ132705 Anabaena variabilis dnaJ2 gene and ORF1.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M28152 A.variabilis nifD gene 5' recombination site.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ132706 Anabaena variabilis ORF3 (partial) and ORF2.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH000860 A.variabilis nifD gene 5' recombination site.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ005201 Anabaena variabilis cphB and cphA genes, complete.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ292758 Anabaena variabilis susA gene for sucrose synthase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X73824 A.variabilis gene for vanadium-dependent nitrogenase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X87934 A.variabilis internal part of a 5.1 kbp EcoRI fragment.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29680 A.variabilis DNA-repair protein (recA) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X79285 A.variabilis (ATCC 29413) hoxF, hoxU, hoxY and hoxH genes.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L47327 Anabaena variabilis transaldolase (tal) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U38478 Anabaena variabilis cytochrome P450 (cyp110A2) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ003195 Anabaena variabilis devB, devC and devA genes of ABC transporter.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29074 A.variabilis excised nifD element circular DNA, recombination site.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M28153 A.variabilis nifD gene 3' recombination site, and xisA gene, 5' end.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : X69898 A.variabilis nifB gene (partial), fdxN gene, and nifS gene (partial).

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U89346 Anabaena variabilis dinitrogenase reductase (nifH) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ311361 Anabaena variabilis petC3 gene for short putative Rieske-FeS protein.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : Y13216 Anabaena variabilis hupS, hupL genes and 5 unknown open reading frames.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L26346 Anabaena variabilis ferrdoxin NADP oxidoreductase (petH) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L26326 Anabaena variabilis reaction center protein (psaA and psaB) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U89516 Anabaena variabilis nitrogen-responsive regulatory protein (ntcA), complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF301148 Anabaena variabilis putative histidine protein kinase (hoxJ) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U25173 Anabaena variabilis nitrogenase 2 alpha subunit (nifD2) gene, 3' region, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ271819 Anabaena variabilis petC gene for Rieske FeS-protein and petA gene for cytochrome f.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L07497 Anabaena variabilis glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gap1) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L07498 Anabaena variabilis glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gap2) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L07499 Anabaena variabilis glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (gap3) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AF301157 Anabaena variabilis heterocyst differentiation protein HetR (hetR) gene, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : L20472 Anabaena variabilis vanadium-dependent nitrogenase (vnfDG and vnfK) genes, complete cds's.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U25172 Anabaena variabilis nitrogenase 2 alpha subunit (nifD2) gene, central region, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ271818 Anabaena variabilis petB gene for cytochrome b6 and petD gene for b6f complex subunit IV.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AH006561 Anabaena variabilis nitrogenase 2 alpha subunit (nifD2) gene, central region, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : M29073 Anabaena variabilis recombined functional nifD gene encoding alpha nitrogenase, partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U25160 Anabaena variabilis dinitrogenase reductase (nifH2) gene, 5' upstream region and partial cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U51863 Anabaena variabilis vanadium nitrogenase associated proteins VnfE (vnfE) and VnfN (vnfN) genes, complete cds.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : AJ311360 Anabaena variabilis petC2 gene for putative Rieske-FeS protein and partial ntr gene for NADP-thioredoxin reductase.

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U49859 Anabaena variabilis Mo-nitrogenase operon NifB2, NifS2, NifU2, dinitrogenase reductase (nifH2), dinitrogenase alpha subunit (nifD2), dinitrogenase beta subunit (nifK2), Orf1 protein, NifEN2, NifX2, Orf2 protein, Orf3 protein, and NifW2 genes,

Nucleotide (GenBank) : CP000117 Anabaena variabilis ATCC 29413, complete genome.

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