Strain number NIES-2138  
Phylum Rhodophyta  
Class Porphyridiophyceae  
Scientific name Porphyridium purpureum (Bory) Drew & Ross  
Synonym Porphyridium cruentum (Agardh) Nägeli  
Former name  
Common name Red alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Takesako Hot Spring Kagoshima Kagoshima Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Hot spring  
History < IAM (2007) < Fujita, Yoshihiko; Nozawa, Koji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozawa, Koji (1958-**-**)  
Identified by Nozawa, Koji  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  13-18 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Color: reddish ; Floridean starch (Shimonaga, T. et al. 2007)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM R-1
Remarks Cryopreserved 

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