Strain number NIES-3710  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros debilis Cleve  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) off Shiotsuka River, Ariake Sea, Yanagawa, Fukuoka, Japan (2002-11-21)  
Latitude / Longitude 33.080102 / 130.364592 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2002-11-22)  
Identified by Suzuki, Hidekazu; Nagumo, Tamotsu  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  mSWM-3  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB847419 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; Resting spore-forming ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru, Y. et al. 2008).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Ch48  
Remarks Not available 
Tomaru, Y., Toyoda, K., Suzuki, H., Nagumo, T., Kimura, K., Takao, Y. 2013 New single-stranded DNA virus with a unique genomic structure that infects marine diatom Chaetoceros setoensis. Sci Rep, 3, 3337 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3710371137123713 
PubMed: 24275766
DOI: 10.1038/srep03337

Tomaru, Y., Shirai, Y., Suzuki, H., Nagumo, T., Nagasaki, K. 2008 Isolation and characterization of a new single-stranded DNA virus infecting the cosmopolitan marine diatom Chaetoceros debilis. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 50, 103-112.
Keywords: Diatom; Virus; Chaetoceros; DNA; Viral ecology
Strain(s): 37103713 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01170

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