Back Gloeobacter violaceus PCC7421
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Gloeobacter violaceus PCC7421

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

T, R, G

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Habitat Notes:




16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Gloeobacterales / Gloeobacteraceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 16S-Type

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Gloeobacterales / Gloeobacteraceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

This is the Type strain of Gloeobacter violaceus Rippka, J.B.Waterbury & Cohen-Bazire

Tax Bergeys:

I/VII/single cluster

Phylog This Work:

F: 34

Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family IV; 91%; GpIV; 91%

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:

Single species, at the root

Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



Rippka, R., Waterbury, J., & Cohen-Bazire, G. (1974). A cyanobacterium which lacks thylakoids. Archives of Microbiology 100(1), 419-436.; Nakamura, Y., et al. (2003). Complete genome structure of Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421, a cyanobacterium that lacks thylakoids. DNA Research 10(4), 137-145.; 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.; Mareš, J., et al. (2013). Validation of the generic name Gloeobacter Rippka et al. 1974, Cyanophyceae. Cryptogamie, Algologie 34(3), 255-262.; 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.; Saw, J. H., et al. (2013). Cultivation and complete genome sequencing of Gloeobacter kilaueensis sp. nov., from a lava cave in Kilauea Caldera, Hawai'i. PLoS One 8(10), e76376.; 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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