UTEX B 2666 Microcystis aeruginosa



Algae Detail

UTEX Number: 2666
Class: Cyanophyceae
Strain: Microcystis aeruginosa
Media: J Medium
Origin: Hartbeespoort Dam, Pretoria, South Africa
Description of Location:
Type Culture: No
Collection:
Isolation: W.E. Scott
Isolator Number: UWOCC 006
Deposition: D. Parker (11/19/97)
Relatives:
Also Known As:
Notes: 11/23/81 to Parker from J.N. Eloff as UV-006 from W.E. Scott; (D. Parker 6/15/98, pers. comm.) gas vesicles originally, but lost gas vacuoles later; Eloff reported that it was toxic; cell diameter = 6.2 +/- 0.8µm at his standard conditions; (Amann & Eloff 1980, Eloff 1981)

Strain Information Only

A few of the strains in our Collection grow very slowly, do not grow very dense, or are no longer offered for sale at UTEX. We keep the data we have on this strain available to the public for use as a reference.

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  • Algae Detail

    UTEX Number: 2666
    Class: Cyanophyceae
    Strain: Microcystis aeruginosa
    Media: J Medium
    Origin: Hartbeespoort Dam, Pretoria, South Africa
    Description of Location:
    Type Culture: No
    Collection:
    Isolation: W.E. Scott
    Isolator Number: UWOCC 006
    Deposition: D. Parker (11/19/97)
    Relatives:
    Also Known As:
    Notes: 11/23/81 to Parker from J.N. Eloff as UV-006 from W.E. Scott; (D. Parker 6/15/98, pers. comm.) gas vesicles originally, but lost gas vacuoles later; Eloff reported that it was toxic; cell diameter = 6.2 +/- 0.8µm at his standard conditions; (Amann & Eloff 1980, Eloff 1981)

  • A few of the strains in our Collection grow very slowly, do not grow very dense, or are no longer offered for sale at UTEX. We keep the data we have on this strain available to the public for use as a reference.

    Questions? Contact UTEX!