Strain number NIES-936  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Prasinophyceae  
Scientific name Pterosperma cristatum Schiller  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Oku-Matsushima, Miyagi, Japan (1998-03-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Yoshii, Yukie  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yoshii, Yukie (1999-04-**)  
Identified by Inouye, Isao  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Red tide  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Pt  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Kim, E., Simpson, A. G., Graham, L. E. 2006 Evolutionary relationships of apusomonads inferred from taxon-rich analyses of nuclear encoded genes. Mol. Biol. Evol., 23, 2455-2466.
Keywords: Apusomonas; Apusomonadidae; Opisthokonta; Amoebozoa; protists; evolution
Strain(s): 93695513331335 
PubMed: 16982820
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msl120

Yoshii, Y., Takaichi, S., Maoka, T., Hanada, S., Inouye, I. 2002 Characterization of two unique carotenoid fatty acid esters from Pterosperma cristatum (Prasinophyceae, Chlorophyta). J. Phycol., 38, 297-303.
Keywords: antenna pigment; carotenoid; Prasinophyceae; Pterosperma; siphonaxanthin; siphonaxanthin ester
Strain(s): 936 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2002.01116.x

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