Strain number NIES-3712  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros setoensis Ikari  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Itsukaichi Fishing Port, Hiroshima Bay, Hiroshima, Japan (2007-03-16)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.35533333 / 132.35803333 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2007-03-16)  
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:  9-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB847418 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru et al. 2013).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : IT07-C11  
Tomaru, Y. & Kimura, K. 2020 Novel protocol for estimating viruses specifically infecting the marine planktonic diatoms. Diversity-Basel, 12, 225 (article ID).
Keywords: marine diatom; Chaetoceros tenuissimus; Chaetoceros setoensis; host-virus specificity; RdRp; ssRNA virus; ssDNA virus; viral genome
Strain(s): 371237143715 
DOI: 10.3390/d12060225

Hamamoto, Y. & Honda, D. 2019 Nutritional intake of Aplanochytrium (Labyrinthulea, Stramenopiles) from living diatoms revealed by culture experiments suggesting the new prey–predator interactions in the grazing food web of the marine ecosystem. PLoS One, 14, e0208941 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3243712 
PubMed: 30625142
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0208941

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

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