The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3745  
Phylum Euglenozoa   Class Euglenophyceae 
Scientific name Euglena anabaena var. minor Mainx  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Fujigaoka Park Yokohama, Aoba-ku Kanagawa Japan (2008-04-29)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Kato, Sueo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kato, Sueo (2008-04-29)  
Identified by Kato, Sueo  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 7-15 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC052272 ) , 18S rRNA ( LC052273 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Eu044  

1533)   Suzuki, K., Mitra, S., Iwata, O., Ishikawa, T., Kato, S., Yamada, K. 2015 Selection and characterization of Euglena anabaena var. minor as a new candidate Euglena species for industrial application. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem., 79, 1730-1736. , Keywords: Euglena anabaena var. minor; Euglena gracilis; paramylon , Strain(s): 483745