The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data


Strain number NIES-3714  
Phylum Heterokontophyta   Class Bacillariophyceae 
Scientific name Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Diatom (Centrales)  
Locality (Date of collection) Ohno-Seto, Seto Inland Sea, Hatsukaichi Hiroshima Japan (2002-07-09)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2002-07-09)  
Identified by Tomaru, Yuji  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Subculture  
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  mSWM-3  
Temperature: 15 C
Light intensity: 9-11 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Red tide The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru, Y. et al. 2010).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2-6  
Remarks  

Reference
1641)   Tomaru, Y., Shirai, Y., Toyoda, K., Nagasaki, K. 2011 Isolation and characterisation of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros tenuissimus. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 64, 175-184. , Keywords: Bacilladnavirus; Chaetoceros; Diatom; ssDNA; Virus; Rod-shaped particle , Strain(s): 37143715