The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3808  
Phylum Dinophyta   Class Dinophyceae 
Scientific name Symbiodinium minutum T.C.LaJeunesse, J.E.Parkinson & J.D.Reimer  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Tennessee Reef (Depth -22m), Florida Keys, Florida U.S.A. (2002-10-20)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Coral)  
History < Shoguchi, Eiichi < Coffroth, M. A.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Coffroth, M. A. (2002-10-22)  
Identified by Coffroth, M. A.  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 19 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 30 D  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BASF00000000 ) , Plastid minicircle sequences ( JX094304-JX094335 ) , CO1 ( LC002801 ) , CO3 ( LC002802 ) , BAC paired-end sequences ( GA393224-GA453876 ) , Fosmid paired-end sequences ( GA453877-GA605429 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Symbiotic (corals) ; Genome decoded strain (Shoguchi, E. et al. 2013)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Mf1.05b.01  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 

920)   Mungpakdee, S., Shinzato, C., Takeuchi, T., Kawashima, T., Koyanagi, R., Hisata, K., Tanaka, M., Goto, H., Fujie, M., Lin, S., Satoh, N., Shoguchi, E. 2014 Massive gene transfer and extensive RNA editing of a symbiotic dinoflagellate plastid genome. Genome Biol. Evol., 6, 1408-1422. , Keywords: RNA editing; plastid-associated genes; dinoflagellate; Symbiodinium minutum; hydropathy; light-harvesting complex proteins; minicircles , Strain(s): 3808 

1477)   Shoguchi, E., Shinzato, C., Hisata, K., Satoh, N., Mungpakdee, S. 2015 The large mitochondrial genome of Symbiodinium minutum reveals conserved noncoding sequences between dinoflagellates and Apicomplexans. Genome Biol. Evol., 7, 2237-2244. , Keywords: Symbiodinium; Plasmodium; mitochondrial genome expansion; RNA editing; gene map; noncoding , Strain(s): 3808 

1478)   Shoguchi, E., Shinzato, C., Kawashima, T., Gyoja, F., Mungpakdee, S., Koyanagi, R., Takeuchi, T., Hisata, K., Tanaka, M., Fujiwara, M., Hamada, M., Seidi, A., Fujie, M., Usami, T., Goto, H., Yamasaki, S., Arakaki, N., Suzuki, Y., Sugano, S., Toyoda, A., Kuroki, Y., Fujiyama, A., Medina, M., Coffroth, M. A., Bhattacharya, D., Satoh, N. 2013 Draft assembly of the Symbiodinium minutum nuclear genome reveals dinoflagellate gene structure. Curr. Biol., 23, 1399–1408. , Strain(s): 3808