Strain number NIES-2140  
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)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Imai  
Isolator (Date of isolation) (1991-12-05)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Mar]  
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 Plastid DNA ( AP012987 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Color: reddish ; Genome decoded strain (Tajima, N. et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM R-3
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Tajima, N., Sato, S., Maruyama, F., Kurokawa, K., Ohta, H., Tabata, S., Sekine, K., Moriyama, T., Sato, N. 2014 Analysis of the complete plastid genome of the unicellular red alga Porphyridium purpureum. J. Plant Res., 127, 389-397.
Keywords: Genome rearrangement; Plastid genome; Porphyridium purpureum; Rhodophyta; rRNA operon
Strain(s): 2140 
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-014-0627-1

Ohta, S., Chang, T., Aozasa, O., Kondo, M., Miyata, H. 1992 Sustained production of arachidonic and eicosapentaenoic acids by the red alga Porphyridium purpureum cultured in a light/dark cycle. J. Ferment. Bioengin., 74, 398-402.
Strain(s): 214021682256 

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