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See detailA new red colonial Pseudanabaena (Cyanoprokaryota, Oscillatoriales) from North American large lakes
Kling, H; Laughinghouse IV, Haywood ULg; Smarda, J et al

in Fottea (Praha) (2012), 12(2), 327-339

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See detailMorphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg
Willame, R.; Boutte, C.; Grubisic, Stana ULg et al

in Journal of Phycology (2006), 42(6), 1312-1332

For the first time in Belgium and Luxembourg, the diversity and taxonomy of 95 cyanobacterial strains isolated from freshwater blooms were assessed by the comparison of phenotypes and partial 16S rRNA ... [more ▼]

For the first time in Belgium and Luxembourg, the diversity and taxonomy of 95 cyanobacterial strains isolated from freshwater blooms were assessed by the comparison of phenotypes and partial 16S rRNA gene sequences. The results showed the high diversity of nanoplanktonic, picoplanktonic, and benthic-periphytic cyanobacteria accompanying the main bloom-forming taxa. Indeed, besides 15 morphotypes of bloom-forming taxa, seven non-bloom-forming planktonic morphotypes and 11 morphotypes from benthic-periphytic taxa were isolated in culture from the plankton samples of 35 water bodies. The bloom-forming strains belonged to the genera Microcystis, Woronichinia, Planktothrix, Anabaena, and Aphanizomenon, whereas the other strains isolated from the same samples were assigned to the nanoplanktonic Aphanocapsa, Aphanothece, Snowella, and Pseudanabaena; to the picoplanktonic Cyanobium; and to the benthic periphytic Geitlerinema, Komvophoron, Leptolyngbya, Lyngbya, Phormidium, Calothrix, Nostoc, and Trichormus. The results supported both the polyphyletism of genera such as Aphanocapsa, Aphanothece, Leptolyngbya, Geitlerinema, Anabaena, and Aphanizomenon as well as the validity of genera such as Microcystis, Planktothrix, and Pseudanabaena with gas vesicles and cells constricted at the cross wall. The results obtained showed the close relationship between Snowella and Woronichinia for which very few sequences exist. The first sequence of Komvophoron appeared poorly related to other available cyanobacterial sequences. Although in a few cases a good agreement existed between phenotypic and genotypic features, there was generally a discrepancy. Strains with identical morphotypes show small differences in the 16S rRNA sequences, which might be related to the different chemical properties of their habitats. The results showed the importance of the polyphasic approach in order to improve the taxonomy of cyanobacteria. [less ▲]

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See detailUltrastructure and taxonomic position of two species of the cyanobacterial genus Schizothrix
Komarek, J.; Taton, A.; Sulek, J. et al

in Cryptogamie Algologie (2006), 27(1), 53-62

The cyanobacterial genus Schizothrix is traditionally classified in the special family Schizotrichaceae (order Oscillatoriales) according to the structure of the filaments and thallus: one, two, or more ... [more ▼]

The cyanobacterial genus Schizothrix is traditionally classified in the special family Schizotrichaceae (order Oscillatoriales) according to the structure of the filaments and thallus: one, two, or more ensheathed and fasciculated trichomes are enveloped by common sheaths. The fine Structure of cells and filaments of two natural populations of typical Schizothrix-species (S. facilis, S lacustris) were investigated in our Study. The ultrastructure of trichomes was found to be similar to the pseudartabaenacean types (thylakoid arrangement, inclusions, cell wall), and indicates the close relationship to this group of simple filamentous cyanobacteria. The special life form, which was considered as the most important phenotypic intergeneric (and interfamilial) differentiating character was proven: Fasciculated trichomes are enveloped by their own sheaths, and form (usually heteropolar) filaments enveloped by mother common sheath. However, in spite of the fact that the ultrastructure and morphology of trichomes were found to be similar to other pseudanabacnacean types, the relationship to Pseudanabaenaceae must await detailed molecular studies to be more completely evaluated. The first molecular results concerning a few Schizothrix-like strains from Antarctica show that most belong to a cluster, which is separated from the other oscillatorian clusters. This could support the genetic basis of the Schizothrix genus. [less ▲]

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