TABLE 1.

Distribution of the sulfotransferase gene (cyrJ) in toxic and nontoxic cyanobacteria

Cyanobacterial strain16S rRNAacyrJToxicitybReferencec
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii T3+SXT20
Anabaena circinalis 344B+NDAWQC
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii Germ1+ND26
Anabaena circinalis 310F+NDAWQC
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii 44D+NDNA
Anabaena circinalis 118C+SXT12
Anabaena circinalis 323A+NDAWQC
Anabaena circinalis 323H+NDAWQC
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii VOLL2+NDNA
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii VOLL1+NDNA
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii HUNG1+NDNA
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii 023B++CYLN46
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii 05E++CYLN39
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii 4799++CYLN26
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii 24C++CYLN39
Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii AWT 205++CYLN16
Aphanizomenon ovalisporum AO/QH++CYLNNA
  • a 16S rRNA gene amplification is shown as a positive control. +, gene fragment amplified; −, no gene detected.

  • b CYLN, cylindrospermopsin; SXT, saxitoxin; ND, not detected.

  • c AWQC, Australian Water Quality Center; NA, not available.