The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3777  
Phylum Dinophyta   Class Dinophyceae 
Scientific name Leiocephalium pseudosanguineum K.Takahashi, Ø.Moestrup & Iwataki  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Itabashi Pond Hataya, Yamanobe-machi, Yamagata Yamagata Japan (2012-05-14)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Takahashi, Kazuya  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Takahashi, Kazuya (2012-05-14)  
Identified by Takahashi, Kazuya  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  AF-6/2  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 20-22 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 1 M  
Gene information 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC068840 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Authentic strain (Takahashi, K. et al. 2015); Resting spore-forming; Heterothallic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : it12-10kt  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 

1554)   Takahashi, K., Moestrup, Ø., Jordan, R. W., Iwataki, M. 2015 Two new freshwater woloszynskioids Asulcocephalium miricentonis gen. et sp. nov. and Leiocephalium pseudosanguineum gen. et sp. nov. (Suessiaceae, Dinophyceae) Lacking an Apical Furrow Apparatus. Protist, 166, 638-658. , Keywords: Apical furrow; dinoflagellate; eyespot; Asulcocephalium miricentonis; Leiocephalium pseudosanguineum; Suessiaceae , Strain(s): 377537763777