Query: NC_010296:2200054 Microcystis aeruginosa NIES-843, complete genome Lineage: Microcystis aeruginosa; Microcystis; Microcystaceae; Chroococcales; Cyanobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Toxic bloom-forming cyanobacterium. Microcystis aeruginosa is a common cyanobacterium which can form blooms from late summer to early autumn in nutrient-rich lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. This organism produces a hepatotoxin, microcystin, which can kill fish, birds, and farm animals. This toxin also causes skin irritation and gastrointestinal symptoms in humans.
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General Information: This strain was isolated from rice fields in Taiwan. Photosynthesis. The cells contain in, addition to chlorophyll and phycobilins, phycoerythrin, a pigment that allows the absorption of light from parts of the spectrum not utilized by many other of photosynthetic organisms.