PCC6803 strain Model strain

Also known as: ATCC27184


  • Prokarya
    • Cyanobacteria
      • Chroococcales
        • Synechocystis
          • sp.

Strain information

Phycobiliprotein types: PC

Pigment type: 1

Habitat: freshwater

Remark: Strain in which CpcT (Bolte et al, 2008), CpcE/F (Alvey et al, 2011) and NblB (Li & Sherman, 2002) have been characterized

Genome sequence

Refseq record: NC_000911

Genome status: complete

Sequencing center: Kazusa


  • Alvey et al., 2011. Attachment of noncognate chromophores to CpcA of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 and Synechococcus sp. PCC 7002 by heterologous expression in Escherichia coli Biochemistry, 50, 4890-4902.
  • Bolte et al., 2008. Complementation of a phycocyanin-bilin lyase from Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 with a nucleomorph-encoded open reading frame from the cryptophyte Guillardia theta BMC Plant Biol, 8, 56.
  • Kaneko et al., 1996. Sequence analysis of the genome of the unicellular cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803. II. Sequence determination of the entire genome and assignment of potential protein-coding regions DNA Res, 3, 109-136.
  • Li et al., 2002. Characterization of Synechocystis sp. strain PCC 6803 and Delta nbl mutants under nitrogen-deficient conditions Archiv Microbiol, 178, 256-266.

Gene Locus tag Genbank Remark Length Last change
CpcS-I subfamily slr2049 NP_440437.1 192 09-26-2011
CpcT family slr1649 NP_441787.1 196 09-26-2011
CpcU-I subfamily Sll0853 NP_441116.1 N-term shortened (11 aa removed: MKPVAPRSFFA) 175 09-16-2012
IaiH family slr1098 NP_440077.1 252 10-26-2011
CotB homologs 2 family slr1687 NP_441698.1 223 09-26-2011
CpcE-I subfamily slr1878 NP_441003.1 272 09-26-2011
CpcF-I subfamily sll1051 NP_439974.1 214 09-26-2011
NblB family sll1663 NP_440142.1 Blastp 220 09-26-2011

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