Calothrix sp. CCY0202


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

Isolated from: Schiermonnikoog, The Netherlands.

Type of sample: sediment.

Incubation T°: 14°C.

Light cycle: 16 light/ 8 dark

Medium: ASN3°

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.

Schouten S., Villareal T. A., Hopmans E. C., Mets A., Swanson K. M., Damste J. S. S., 2012. Endosymbiotic heterocystous cyanobacetria synthesize different heterocyst glycolipids than free-living heterocistous cyanobacteria. Phytochemistry. 85: 115-121.

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.

Boison G., Steingen C., Stal L. J., Bothe H., 2006. The rice field cyanobacteria Anabaena azotica and Anabaena sp. CH1 express vanadium-dependent nitrogenase.  Archives of microbiology. 186: 367-376.



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