Table 3: BLAST results obtained by querying the 16S-23S rRNA gene cluster of Synechococcus sp. 1Dp66E-1 with GenBank and geographical and ecological origins of the hits.

Closest GenBank relativeGenBank numberQuery coverage %Score %Identity % -valueOrigin of the strain and reference

Cyanobium sp.
Suigetsu-CG3
AB610892.1993469950Picocyanobacteria isolated from the surface layer permanent halocline of the saline (from 0.4% to 1.4%) meromictic Lake Suigetsu, (35°35′N, 135°52′E, coast of the Japan Sea in Fukui Prefecture, Japan) [26].

Synechococcus sp.
PCC 7009
AM709628.1993431940Originated from CA, USA. It was placed then in PCC collection.

Synechococcus sp.
BGS171
AF330246.1983422930Picocyanobacteria isolated from the fresh water Lake Constance (47°39′N 9°19′E) Europe [27].

Synechococcus sp.
BO8806
AF317072.1983388940Picocyanobacteria isolated from the fresh water Lake Balaton (46°50′N 17°44′E) Europe [27].

Synechococcus sp.
BO983115
AF317078.1983377940Picocyanobacteria isolated from the fresh water Lake Balaton (46°50′N 17°44′E) Europe [27].

Synechococcus sp.
BO981502
AF317077.1983341940Picocyanobacteria isolated from the fresh water Lake Balaton (46°50′N 17°44′E) Europe [27].

Synechococcus sp.
BS20
AF330254.1983321940Picocyanobacteria isolated from the Bornholm Sea (55°07′N 14°55′E (salinity 9 g L−1)), Baltic Sea, Europe [27].

Cyanobium sp.
Sai004
GU935365.1973296940Cyanobacteria isolated from the drinking water of the dam in the Saidenbach Saxony (Germany), Europe Schumann, unpublished .