Strain number NIES-3715  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) off Maikohama, Harima-nada, Seto Inland Sea Hyogo Japan (2002-08-10)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.62888888 / 135.03525 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2002-08-11)  
Identified by Suzuki, Hidekazu; Nagumo, Tamotsu  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  mSWM-3  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  9-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB847417 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Shirai et al. 2008).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2-10  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
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 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01517

Shirai, Y., Tomaru, Y., Takao, Y., Suzuki, H., Nagumo, T., Nagasaki, K. 2008 Isolation and characterization of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier. Appl. Environ. Microbiol., 74, 4022-4027.
Strain(s): 3715 
PubMed: 18469125
DOI: 10.1128/AEM.00509-08

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