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Strain number NIES-2145  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Eustigmatophyceae  
Scientific name Nannochloropsis oceanica Suda & Miyashita  
Former name Nannochloropsis oculata (Droop) Hibberd  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine  
History < IAM (2007) < Hara, Yoshiaki (1988) < Suisan Center of Fukushima Prefecture  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-9 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM ST-4
Nobusawa, T., Hori, K., Mori, H., Kurokawa, K., Ohta, H. 2017 Differently localized lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferasescrucial for triacylglycerol biosynthesis in the oleaginous alga Nannochloropsis. Plant J., 90, 547–559.
Keywords: Nannochloropsis; triacylglycerol (TAG); biofuels; lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase (LPAT); lipid droplets
Strain(s): 2145 
PubMed: 28218992
DOI: 10.1111/tpj.13512

Iwai, M., Hori, K., Sasaki-Sekimoto, Y., Shimojima, M., Ohta, H. 2015 Manipulation of oil synthesis in Nannochloropsis strain NIES-2145 with a phosphorus starvation–inducible promoter from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Front. Microbiol. 6, 912 (article ID).
Keywords: algae; Nannochloropsis; phosphorus starvation; inducible promoter; triacylglycerol
Strain(s): 2145 
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2015.00912

Nakanishi, K., Deuchi, K., Kuwano, K. 2012 Cryopreservation of four valuable strains of microalgae, including viability and characteristics during 15 years of cryostorage. J. Appl. Phycol., 24, 1381-1385.
Keywords: Cryopreservation; Cryoprotectant; Chlorella vulgaris; Nannochloropsis oculata; Tetraselmis tetrathele; Chlorophyll
Strain(s): 21452170 

Sharifah, E. N., Eguchi, M. 2011 The phytoplankton Nannochloropsis oculata enhances the ability ofRoseobacter clade bacteria to inhibit the growth of Vibrio anguillarum. PLoS One, 6, e26756 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2145 

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