The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data


Strain number NIES-3718  
Phylum Heterokontophyta   Class Bacillariophyceae 
Scientific name Chaetoceros sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Diatom (Centrales)  
Locality (Date of collection) Ohno-Seto, Seto Inland Sea, Hatsukaichi Hiroshima Japan (2011-06-28)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2011-06-28)  
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 18S rRNA ( AB847416 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization  
Characteristics Red tide The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Kimura, K. et al. 2013).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SS628-11  
Remarks Unstable 

Reference
642)   Kimura, K., Tomaru, Y. 2013 Isolation and characterization of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros sp. strain SS628-11 isolated from western Japan. PLoS One, 8, e82013 (article ID). , Strain(s): 3718