Back Spirulina major PCC6313
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Spirulina major PCC6313

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

R, G

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:

Brackish water


Aquatic, Saline

16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Spirulinales / Spirulinaceae

Tax Status Genus:


Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Spirulinales / Spirulinaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont

Tax Bergeys:

III/XIII/single cluster

Phylog This Work:


Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family IX; 100%; GpIX; 100%

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:

C3 (Spirulina)

Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



Romano, I., et al. (2000). Lipid profile: a useful chemotaxonomic marker for classification of a new cyanobacterium in Spirulina genus. Phytochemistry 54(3), 289-294.; Boone, D. R., Castenholz, R. W., & Garrity, G. M., (Eds) (2001). Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1, The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic bacteria. New York, Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer; Schirrmeister, B. E., Antonelli, A., & Bagheri, H. C. (2011). The origin of multicellularity in cyanobacteria. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11(1), 45.; Shih, P. M., et al. (2013). Improving the coverage of the cyanobacterial phylum using diversity-driven genome sequencing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(3), 1053-1058.; Benzerara, K., et al. (2014). Intracellular Ca-carbonate biomineralization is widespread in cyanobacteria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(30), 10933-10938.; Howard-Azzeh, M., et al. (2014). Phylogenetic analysis and molecular signatures defining a monophyletic clade of heterocystous cyanobacteria and identifying its closest relatives. Photosynthesis Research 122(2), 171-185.

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