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J Bacteriol. 2010 May;192(9):2465-6. doi: 10.1128/JB.00116-10. Epub 2010 Mar 16.

Genome sequence of the edible cyanobacterium Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005.

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  • 1Molecular and Cellular Biology-Unit of Microbiology, Institute for Environment, Health and Safety, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre SCK*CEN, Boeretang 200, B-2400 Mol, Belgium.


We determined the genome sequence of Arthrospira sp. PCC 8005, a cyanobacterial strain of great interest to the European Space Agency for its nutritive value and oxygenic properties in the Micro-Ecological Life Support System Alternative (MELiSSA) biological life support system for long-term manned missions into space.

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