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Synechococcus leopoliensis (Raciborski) Komárek 1970

Publication details
Synechococcus leopoliensis (Raciborski) Komárek 1970: 362

Published in: Komárek, J. (1970). Generic identity of the "Anacystis nidulans" strain KRATZ-ALLEN/Bloom. 625 with Synechococcus NÄG. 1849. Archiv für Protistenkunde 112: 343-364.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Romeria leopoliensis (Raciborski) Koczwara

Arthrospira leopoliensis Raciborski

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Toepel et al. (2005) cite the authority as Komárek. - (29 Jun 2006) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Key references
Kim, B.-H., Oh, H.-M., Lee, Y.-K., Choi, G.-G., Ahn, C.-Y., Yoon, B.-D. & Kim, H.-S. (2006). Simple method for RNA preparation from cyanobacteria (Note). Journal of Phycology 42: 1137-1141.

Toepel, J., Langner, U. & Wilhelm, C. (2005). Combination of flow cytometry and single cell absorption spectroscopy to study the phytoplankton structure and to calculate the chl a specific absorption coefficients at the taxon level. Journal of Phycology 41(6): 1099-1109.

Weese, B.B. & Plaxton, W.C. (2005). Purification and characterization of a homodimeric enolase from Synechococcus PCC 6301 (Cyanophyceae). Journal of Phycology 41: 515-522.

Created: 22 April 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 13 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Nichol, B.E., Budd, K., Palmer, G.R. & MacArthur, J.D. (1987). The mechanisms of fluoride toxicity resistance in Synechococcus leopoliensis (Cyanophyceae). Journal of Phycology 23: 535-541, 4 figs, 4 tables.
Rigby, C.H., Craig, S.R. & Budd, K. (1980). Phosphate uptake by Synechococcus leopoliensis (Cyanophyceae): enhancement by calcium ion. Journal of Phycology 16: 389-393, 3 figs, 2 tables.
Turpin, D.H., Miller, A.G. & Canvin, D.T. (1984). Carboxysome content of Synechococcus leopoliensis (Cyanophyta) in response to inorganic carbon. Journal of Phycology 20: 249-253, 2 figs, 1 table.
Turpin, D.H., Miller, A.G., Parslow, J.S., Elrifi, I.R. & Canvin, D.T. (1985). Predicting the kinetics of dissolved inorganic carbon limited growth from the short term kinetics of photosynthesis in Synechococcus leopoliensis (Cyanophyta). Journal of Phycology 21: 409-418, 9 figs, 1 table.

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