Strain number NIES-3721  
Phylum Amoebozoa  
Class Archamoebea  
Scientific name Entamoeba marina Shiratori & Ishida  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) the mouth of Shiira River, Iriomote Isl. Okinawa Japan (2012-02-05)  
Latitude / Longitude 24.3241 / 123.9110 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Sediment)  
History < Shiratori, Takashi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Shiratori, Takashi (2012-02-15)  
Identified by Shiratori, Takashi  
State of strain Subculture; Mixed; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Seawater + mTYGM-9  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  0 µmol photons/m2/sec,
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC031816 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Heterotrophic ; Benthic ; Authentic strain (Shiratori, T., et al. 2015a)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SRT209  
Shiratori, T., Ishida, K-I. 2016 Entamoeba marina n. sp.; a new species of Entamoeba isolated from tidal flat sediment of Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 63, 230-286.
Keywords: Amoebozoa; anaerobic protist; Archamoebae; morphology; phylogenetic analysis; SSU rDNA
Strain(s): 3721 
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12276

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