Back Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1

Strain Other ID:

Synechococcous elongatus Toray

Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

(T), G

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:

Hot spring



16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Synechococcales / Synechococcaceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 5, 16S-Type

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Synechococcales / Synechococcaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Nomen invalidum; Uncertain entity, requiring further investigation

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

It should be the Type strain of Thermosynechococcus elongatus Katoh, Itoh, Shen & Ikeuchi

Tax Bergeys:


Phylog This Work:

E: 28

Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family IV; 51%; GpIV; 51%

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:

A5 (Acaryochloris)

Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



Yamaoka, T., Satoh, K., & Katoh, S. (1978). Photosynthetic activities of a thermophilic blue-green alga. Plant and Cell Physiology, 19(6), 943-954.; Honda, D., Yokota, A., & Sugiyama, J. (1999). Detection of seven major evolutionary lineages in cyanobacteria based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis with new sequences of five marine Synechococcus strains. Journal of Molecular Evolution 48(6), 723-739.; Katoh H., et al. (2001). Functional analysis of psbV and a novel c-type cytochrome gene psbV2 of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus strain BP-1. Plant Cell Physiology 42(6): 599-607.; Nakamura, Y., et al. (2002). Complete genome structure of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1. DNA Research 9(4), 123-130.; 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.; 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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