Strain number NIES-3717  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Diatom (Centrales)  
Locality (Date of collection) Ohno-Seto, Seto Inland Sea, Hatsukaichi Hiroshima Japan (2008-04-27)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.275251 / 132.26653 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2008-04-27)  
Identified by Tomaru, Yuji  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  mSWM-3  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  9-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru, Y. et al. 2013).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SS08-C03  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Tomaru, Y., Toyoda, K., Kimura, K., Takao, Y., Sakurada, K., Nakayama, N., Nagasaki, K. 2013 Isolation and characterization of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros sp. (SS08-C03). Phycol. Res., 61, 27-36.
Keywords: Bacillarnavirus; Chaetoceros; diatom; ssRNA; virus
Strain(s): 3717 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.2012.00670.x

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