PCC7002 strain Model strain


  • Prokarya
    • Cyanobacteria
      • Chroococcales
        • Synechococcus
          • sp.

Strain information

Subcluster: 3

Phycobiliprotein types: PC

Pigment type: 1

Habitat: marine halotolerant

Remark: Strain in which CpcE/F (Zhou et al,1992; Fairchild et al., 1992; Fairchild & Glazer 1994), CpcT (Shen et al, 2006), CpcS-I and CpcU (Saunée et al, 2008, Shen et al, 2008) have been characterized.

Genome sequence

Refseq record: NC_010475

Genome status: complete

Sequencing center: Penn State University


  • Fairchild et al., 1994. Oligomeric structure, enzyme kinetics, and substrate specificity of the phycocyanin alpha subunit phycocyanobilin lyase J Biol Chem, 269, 8686-8694.
  • Fairchild et al., 1992. Phycocyanin alpha-subunit phycocyanobilin lyase Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 89, 7017-7021.
  • Ludwig et al., 2011. Transcription Profiling of the Model Cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. Strain PCC 7002 by Next-Gen (SOLiD™) Sequencing of cDNA Front Microbiol, 2, 41.
  • Saunée et al., 2008. Biogenesis of phycobiliproteins: II. CpcS-I and CpcU comprise the heterodimeric bilin lyase that attaches phycocyanobilin to Cys-82 of beta-phycocyanin and Cys-81 of allophycocyanin subunits in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 J Biol Chem, 283, 7513-7522.
  • Shen et al., 2006. Identification and characterization of a new class of bilin lyase: the cpcT gene encodes a bilin lyase responsible for attachment of phycocyanobilin to Cys-153 on the beta subunit of phycocyanin in Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 J Biol Chem, 281, 17768-17778.
  • Shen et al., 2008. Biogenesis of phycobiliproteins: I. cpcS-I and cpcU mutants of the cyanobacterium Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 define a heterodimeric phycocyanobilin lyase specific for beta-phycocyanin and allophycocyanin subunits J Biol Chem, 283, 7503-7512.
  • Zhou et al., 1992. The cpcE and cpcF genes of Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002. Construction and phenotypic characterization of interposon mutants J Biol Chem, 267, 16138-16145.

Gene Locus tag Genbank Remark Length Last change
CpcS-I subfamily SYNPCC7002_A1822 YP_001735066.1 198 09-26-2011
CpcT family SYNPCC7002_A2095 YP_001735334.1 199 09-26-2011
CpcU-I subfamily SYNPCC7002_A2053 YP_001735295.1 183 09-26-2011
CpcV family SYNPCC7002_A2772 YP_001736001.1 Possible alternative start which would make sequence 28 aa shorter (MPCPGLQENVTIYKLSIDICRSSRSSSP) 202 09-26-2011
IaiH family SYNPCC7002_A1412 YP_001734659.1 246 10-26-2011
CotB homologs 2 family SYNPCC7002_A1440 YP_001734687.1 222 09-26-2011
CpcE-I subfamily SYNPCC7002_A2213 YP_001735449.1 268 09-26-2011
CpcF-I subfamily SYNPCC7002_A2214 YP_001735450.1 213 09-26-2011
NblB family SYNPCC7002_A0348 YP_001733614.1 Blastp 218 09-26-2011
L8106_16949 homologs family SYNPCC7002_A1619 YP_001734865.1 393 12-05-2011

Model strain Model strains, Marine strains

Biogenouest Station biologique de Roscoff ANR

Copyright © 2005-2012 Biogenouest® - Legal notice - Contact : Contact GenOuest

Hosted by the GenOuest bioinformatics platform