Strain number NIES-274  
Phylum Cryptophyta  
Class Cryptophyceae  
Scientific name Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan (1982-10-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.098284 / 140.194777 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Ishimitsu, Mayumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishimitsu, Mayumi (1982-10-28)  
Identified by Ishimitsu, Mayumi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  20 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AB073109 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB240952 ) , atpA ( AB280580 ) , CO1 ( AB009419 ) , psbO ( AB545777 ) , rbcL ( AB280610 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 45 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : #00046  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Al-Azab, A. J. S., Widyaningrum, D., Hirakawa, H., Hayashi, Y., Tanaka, S., Ohama, T. 2021 A resin cyanoacrylate nanoparticle as an acute cell death inducer to broad spectrum of microalgae. Algal Res., 54, 102191 (article ID).
Keywords: Cell death; Coccolith; Non-green algae; ROS; Poly (isobutylcyanoacrylate) nanoparticles
Strain(s): 15715274331534590615699712900101713081310241127642778 
DOI: 10.1016/j.algal.2021.102191

Kashiyama, Y. et al. 2019 Taming chlorophylls by early eukaryotes underpinned algal interactions and the diversification of the eukaryotes on the oxygenated Earth. ISME J., 13, 1899-1910.
Strain(s): 8254274286324331353381494623624997101210131015132013301333133413351372137713881390139613971408143814391441186819642008214221442149230023052325241124332498250225662584258625892590267728783374360437753876 
PubMed: 30809012
DOI: 10.1038/s41396-019-0377-0

Mitani, E., Nakayama, F., Matsuwaki, I., Ichi, I., Kawabata, A., Kawachi, M., Kato, M. 2017 Fatty acid composition profiles of 235 strains of three microalgal divisions within the NIES Microbial Culture Collection. Microb. Resour. Syst., 33, 19-29.
Keywords: Cryptophyta; docosahexaenoic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; fatty acid; Haptophyta; Heterokontophyta; microalgae
Strain(s): 189141517711152232252332342652742752762772782792802812822842933233243303333443453463473483503533723773883913954074084094134144174614624664875345485535565575585595605625875885895906036056226236956966976986997007017027037047057067077087097107117127137147157167417657667678058379971001100210031004100510061007100910111016101710441045104610471302130313241327133013391340134913531370137513761379138313841385138613871391139213931395139813991400140116991700173018131815181618261827183118621863186418651874196319641965197419751976214221432144214521472148230023312332235123632364236523692370237625062533253425352536253725902633266826892690269126932694269626972707271627172718272027222723272527262729273027312732277027712772277328392840284128422843284428592872287828903391 

Hoef-Emden, K. 2012 Pitfalls of establishing DNA barcoding systems in protists: the cryptophyceae as a test case. PLoS One, 7, e43652 (article ID).
Strain(s): 27470670871171271371410041370 
PubMed: 22970104
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043652

Yokoyama, A., Takahashi, F., Kataoka, H., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2011 Evolutionary analysis of the nuclear-encoded photosynthetic gene psbO from tertiary plastid-containing algae in Dinophyta. J. Phycol., 47, 407-414.
Keywords: diatoms; Dinophyta; endosymbiosis; Haptophyta; N-terminal region; phylogeny; plastid; psbO genes
Strain(s): 274712 
PubMed: 27021871
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2011.00961.x

Tanifuji, G., Onodera, N., Hara, Y. 2010 Nucleomorph genome diversity and its phylogenetic implications in cryptomonad algae. Phycol. Res., 58, 230-237.
Keywords: cryptomonads; endosymbiosis; evolution; genome reduction; nucleomorph; phylogeny
Strain(s): 274277280697699701702704708712715765 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.2010.00580.x

Hamana, K., Niitsu, M. 2006 Cellular polyamines of lower eukaryotes belonging to the phyla Glaucophyta, Rhodophyta, Cryptophyta, Haptophyta and Percolozoa. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 52, 235-240.
Keywords: Cryptophyta; Glaucophyta; Haptophyta; Perclozoa; polyamine; Rhodophyta
Strain(s): 82742762772823533886997067157417637641016101710321036133214411456145714621463146714733377 
PubMed: 17116972
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.52.235

Hoef-Emden, K., Melkonian, M. 2003 Revision of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae): a combination of molecular phylogeny and morphology provides insights into a long-hidden dimorphism. Protist, 154, 371-409.
Strain(s): 274276279 
PubMed: 14658496
DOI: 10.1078/143446103322454130

Takishita, K., Koike, K., Maruyama, T., Ogata, T. 2002 Molecular evidence for plastid robbery (kleptoplastidy) in Dinophysis, a dinoflagellate causing diarrhetic shellfish poisoning. Protist, 153, 293-302.
Strain(s): 274715 
PubMed: 12389818
DOI: 10.1078/1434-4610-00106

Inagaki, Y., Ehara, M., Watanabe, K. I., Hayashi-Ishimaru, Y., Ohama, T. 1998 Directionally evolving genetic code: the UGA codon from stop to tryptophan in mitochondria. J. Mol. Evol., 47, 378-384.
Keywords: COXI phylogenetic tree; UGA codon; deviant genetic code; directional codon reassignment
Strain(s): 12227274 
PubMed: 9767683
DOI: 10.1007/PL00006395

Ishimitsu, M., Chihara, M. 1984 Four species of Cryptomonas (Class Cryptophyceae) in Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 59, 161-169.
Strain(s): 274275276277278279280281282344345346347348 

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