The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3400  
Phylum Chlorophyta   Class Prasinophyceae 
Scientific name Pyramimonas vacuolata Suda, Horiguchi & Sym  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Maeda-chisaki Maeda, Onna Okinawa Japan (2010-04-30)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Sand)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (2010-05-01)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  IMK + Soil Extract  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 22-24 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 42 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB999994 ) , rbcL ( LC015747 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Authentic strain (Bhuiyan, MAH. et al. 2015)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : MIP-2  

68)   Bhuiyan, MAH., Faria, DG., Horiguchi, T., Sym, SD., Suda, S. 2015 Taxonomy and phylogeny of Pyramimonas vacuolata sp. nov. (Pyramimonadales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia, 54, 323–332. , Keywords: 18S rDNA sequence; Morphology; Phylogeny; Pyramimonas; Pyramimonas vacuolata sp. nov.; rbcL; Taxonomy; Ultrastructure , Strain(s): 3400