Back Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7806
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Microcystis aeruginosa PCC7806

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

r, G

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:



Aquatic, Freshwater

16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Chroococcales / Microcystaceae

Tax Status Genus:


Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Chroococcales / Microcystaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing

Tax Bergeys:

I/X/single cluster

Phylog This Work:

C: 25

Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family XI; 100%; GpXI; 100

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:

A1 (Microcystis)

Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



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; Frangeul, L., et al. (2008). Highly plastic genome of Microcystis aeruginosa PCC 7806, a ubiquitous toxic freshwater cyanobacterium. BMC Genomics 9(1), 274.; 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.

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