The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3649  
Phylum Dinophyta   Class Dinophyceae 
Scientific name Gymnoxanthella radiolariae T.Yuasa & T.Horiguchi  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) East China Sea Japan (2009-03-30)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (The radiolarian Euchitonia elegans)  
History < Yuasa, Tomoko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yuasa, Tomoko (2009-04-06)  
Identified by Yuasa, Tomoko  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  ESMIMK  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 20-24 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 45 D  
Gene information 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB698451 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Symbiotic (protozoa) ; Authentic strain (Yuasa, T. et al. 2016)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : elegans_symbiont  

1924)   Yuasa, T., Horiguchi, T., Mayama, S., Takahashi, O. 2016 Gymnoxanthella radiolariae gen. et sp. nov. (Dinophyceae), a dinoflagellate symbiont from solitary polycystine radiolarians. J. Phycol., 52, 89-104. , Keywords: dinoflagellate; Gymnoxanthella radiolariae gen. et sp. nov.; molecular phylogeny; radiolarians; symbiont; Zooxanthella nutricula , Strain(s): 3649