Back Tolypothrix sp. PCC7601
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Tolypothrix sp. PCC7601

Strain Other ID:

Fremyella diplosiphon UTEXB 481

Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

r, G

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Habitat Notes:



Aquatic, Freshwater

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Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Nostocales / Tolypothrichaceae Or Rivulariaceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 3 (for both genera)

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Nostocales / Tolypothrichaceae Or Microchaetaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically (Tolypothrix) or synonym of Microchaete diplosiphon Gomont ex Bornet & Flahault (Fremyella diplosiphon)

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

Tolypothrix distorta Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault or Microchaete diplosiphon Gomont ex Bornet & Flahault

Tax Bergeys:

IV-II/III/cluster 1.1

Phylog This Work:

A: 1

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Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family I; 100%; GpI; 100%

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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; Hauer, T., et al. (2014). Reassessment of the cyanobacterial family Microchaetaceae and establishment of new families Tolypothrichaceae and Godleyaceae. Journal of Phycology 50(6), 1089-110.; Yerrapragada, S., et al. (2015). Extreme sensory complexity encoded in the 10-Megabase draft genome sequence of the chromatically acclimating cyanobacterium Tolypothrix sp. PCC 7601. Genome Announcements 3(3), e00355-15.

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