Strain number NIES-3714  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Ohno-Seto, Seto Inland Sea, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan (2002-07-09)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.275251 / 132.26701 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2002-07-09)  
Identified by Tomaru, Yuji  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
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 endogenous viral fragment ( LC650338 LC650339 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru et al. 2010).  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : CCAP 1010/42
Other strain no. : 2-6  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Yamaguchi, H., Sumida, N., Matsukawa, K., Adachi, M., Tomaru, Y., Ishikawa, K., Hotta, J. 2023 Establishment of a simple method for cryopreservation of the marine diatoms, Chaetoceros and Phaeodactylum. J. Appl. Phycol., 33, 2285–2293.
Keywords: CELLBANKER; Cryopreservation; Marine diatoms; Chaetoceros tenuissimus; Phaeodactylum tricornutum; Transgenic diatom
Strain(s): 32437143715 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-023-03040-w

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

Tomaru, Y., Toyoda, K., Kimura, K. 2018 Occurrence of the planktonic bloom-forming marine diatom Chaetoceros tenuissimus Meunier and its infectious viruses in western Japan. Hydrobiologia, 805, 221-230.
Keywords: Algal viruses; Primary producers; Marine algae; Real-time quantitative PCR; Restingstage cells
Strain(s): 37143715 
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-017-3306-0

Kimura, K. & Tomaru, Y. 2017 Effects of temperature and salinity on diatom cell lysis by DNA and RNA viruses. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 79, 79-83.
Keywords: Water temperature; Water salinity; Host-virus interactions; Diatom lysis
Strain(s): 37143716 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01818

Tomaru, Y., Shirai, Y., Toyoda, K., Nagasaki, K. 2011 Isolation and characterisation of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros tenuissimus. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 64, 175-184.
Keywords: Bacilladnavirus; Chaetoceros; Diatom; ssDNA; Virus; Rod-shaped particle
Strain(s): 37143715 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01517

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