The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3366  
Phylum Haptophyta   Class Prymnesiophyceae 
Scientific name Emiliania huxleyi (Lohmann) Hay & Mohler  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Arctic Ocean (Depth -10m) (2010-10-11)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Sato, Manami  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Sato, Manami (2011-05-06)  
Identified by Sato, Manami  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  MNK  
Temperature: 10 C
Light intensity: 5-10 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : MR70N  
Remarks Deposited by JAMSTEC 

1355)   Saruwatari, K., Satoh, M., Harada, N., Suzuki, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2016 Change in coccolith morphology by responding to temperature and salinity in coccolithophore Emiliania huxleyi (Haptophyta) isolated from the Bering and Chukchi Seas. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13, 2743-2755. , Strain(s): 131133623366