Microcystis_cf. aeruginosa  (Kutzing) Kutzing

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Class: Cyanophyceae

Grown to Order

Common Nameblue-green algae
Collection Site41.7°N -83.2°W
western basin of Lake Erie near Ohio, USA ( latitude and longitude very approximate)
Nearest ContinentNorth America
Collected By
Collection Date
Isolated By
Isolated Date
Identified By
Deposited ByGobler,C
Deposit Date10/12/2016
Strain SynonymsLE-3
Is The Strain Currently Axenic?No
When Was It Last Tested?04/30/2015
Other Informationfrom a field sample collected between May and September 1996
Authentic Type/StrainNo
Morphological Data
AttributesAlgae, Toxic, Freshwater, Warm Water
Additional ResourcesGenbank
Medium Used for MaintenanceAF6
Other Reported Growth MediaDY-Vm, AF6
Maintenance Temperature (°C)20 °C
Known Temperature Range (°C)20 - 26 °C
Cell Length (Min)4
Cell Length (Max)6
Cell Width (Min)4
Cell Width (Max)5
CCMP3462 was cryopreserved on Dec 28 2017 using 6% DMSO as a cryoprotectant.

The time required to regrow this culture, prior shipping, is approximately 41 days. If interested, please contact the CCMP for the cryopreservation methods (freezing and/or thawing protocols).

Note that aquaculture strains are always maintained as actively growing cultures, even if also cryogenically stored. Therefore, aquaculture strains (see aquaculture express ordering on the CCMP home page) can be shipped immediately upon request.

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