Calothrix sp. CCY0018


Description: Calothrix is a diazotrophic filamentous cyanobacteria. Heterocysts present.

Isolated from: Rottnest Island, Vlamingh head, Australia.

Type of sample: sediment.

Incubation T°: 14°C.

Light cycle: 16 light/ 8 dark

Medium: BA-

Strain description
ssu rRNA sequence



Bauersachs T., Compaore J., Hopmans E. C., Stal L. J., Schouten S., Damste J. S. S., 2009. Distribution of heterocyst glycolipids in cyanobacteria. Phytochemistry. 70: 2034-2039.

Bauersachs T., Schouten S., Compaore J., Wollenzien U., Stal L. J., Damste J. S. S., 2009. Nitrogen isotopic fractionation associated with growth on dinitrogen gas and nitrate by cyanobacteria. Limnology Oceanography. 54: 1403-1411.

Wörmer L., Cires S., Velazquez D., Quesada A., Hinrichs K. U., 2012. Cyanobacterial heterocyst glycolipids in cultures and environmental samples: Diversity and biomarkers potential. Limnology Oceanography. 57: 1775-1788.

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