Query: NC_011726:3205278 Cyanothece sp. PCC 8801, complete genome Lineage: Cyanothece; Cyanothece; ; Chroococcales; Cyanobacteria; Bacteria 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.
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General Information: This cyanobacterium was isolated from a freshwater lake in 1968 and is easily transformed by exogenous DNA. The photosynthetic apparatus is very similar to the one found in plants. This organism also exhibits phototactic movement.