Tolypothrix sp. (ATCC® 27914)

Strain Designations: 7101 [CCAP 1482/3a and 1482/3b, SAUG B-1482-3]  /  Type Strain: no  /  Biosafety Level: 1

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Deposited As Calothrix sp.
Strain Designations 7101 [CCAP 1482/3a and 1482/3b, SAUG B-1482-3]
Algal resistance testing paint
Biosafety Level 1

Biosafety classification is based on U.S. Public Health Service Guidelines, it is the responsibility of the customer to ensure that their facilities comply with biosafety regulations for their own country.

Product Format test tube
Preceptrol® no
Type Strain no
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 RY Stanier
Chain of Custody
ATCC <<--RY Stanier<<--SAUG B-1482-3 <<--- A. Watanabe (Tolypothrix tenuis)

Rippka R, et al. Generic assignments, strain histories and properties of pure cultures of cyanobacteria. J. Gen. Microbiol. 111: 1-61, 1979.

Kenyon CN, et al. Fatty acid composition and physiological properties of some filamentous blue-green algae. Arch. Mikrobiol. 83: 216-236, 1972. PubMed: 4623694

Standard Test Method for Determining the Resistance of Paint Films and Related Coatings to Algal Defacement. West Conshohocken, PA:ASTM International;ASTM Standard Test Method D 5589-97 (Reapproved 2002).

Cross References

Nucleotide (GenBank) : U73130 Calothrix sp. dinitrogenase reductase (nifH) gene, partial cds.

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