Strain number NIES-2673  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Mamiellophyceae  
Scientific name Ostreococcus tauri Courties & Chrétiennot-Dinet  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Mediterranean Sea (Thau Lagoon) France (1995-05-03)  
Latitude / Longitude 43.4 / 3.6 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2010);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Courties, C. (1995-05-03)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Oct]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MNKKESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  11-13 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( Y15814 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 2 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 116
Other strain no. : OTTH 0595  
Remarks Axenic 
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Reference
Kuroiwa, T., Ohnuma, M., Nozaki, H., Imoto, Y., Misumi, O., Kuroiwa, H. 2015 Cytological evidence of cell-nuclear genome size of a new ultra-small unicellular freshwater green alga, “Medakamo hakoo” strain M-hakoo 311 I. Comparison with Cyanidioschyzon merolae and Ostreococcus tauri. Cytologia, 80, 143-150.
Keywords: Ultra-small alga; Chlorophyte M. hakoo; Cyanidioschyzon merolae; Ostreococcus tauri; Genome size; Cytochemistry
Strain(s): 26733377 
DOI: 10.1508/cytologia.80.143

del Campo, J., Sieracki, M.E., Molestina, R., Keeling, P., Massana, R., Ruiz-Trillo, I. 2014 The others: our biased perspective of eukaryotic genomes. Trends Ecol. Evol., 29, 252-259.
Strain(s): 100025822584258725902670267326912693269426952696269726992700275127532755275627582761336933703371 
PubMed: 24726347
DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.03.006

Fuller, N. J., Campbell, C., Allen, D. J., Pitt, F. D., Le Gall, F., Vaulot, D., Scanlan, D. J. 2006 Analysis of photosynthetic picoeukaryote diversity at open ocean sites in the Arabian Sea using a PCR biased towards marine algal plastids. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 43, 79-93.
Keywords: Photosynthetic picoeukaryotes; Plastid 16S rRNA; Arabian Sea; PCR
Strain(s): 25862588258926722673268726902693 
DOI: 10.3354/ame043079

Zhu, F., Massana, R., Not, F., Marie, D., Vaulot, D. 2005 Mapping of picoeucaryotes in marine ecosystems with quantitative PCR of the 18S rRNA gene. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 52, 79-92.
Keywords: Coastal ecosystems; Ecology; Fluorescent in situ hybridization; Picoplankton; Prasinophytes; Quantitative PCR
Strain(s): 26732687 
PubMed: 16329895
DOI: 10.1016/j.femsec.2004.10.006

Not, F., Simon, N., Biegala, I. C., Vaulot, D. 2002 Application of fluorescent in situ hybridization coupled with tyramide signal amplification (FISH-TSA) to assess eukaryotic picoplankton composition. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 28, 157-166.
Keywords: Fluorescent in situ hybridization; Tyramide signal amplification; Picoplankton; Eukaryotes; Coastal waters; Diversity
Strain(s): 26732682 
DOI: 10.3354/ame028157

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