Strain number NIES-3716  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros sp.  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Tachigami-Ura, Ago Bay, Shima, Mie, Japan (2007-07-04)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.295123 / 136.828294 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2007-07-05)  
Identified by Tomaru, Yuji  
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 ( AB847415 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Tomaru et al. 2012).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TG07-C28  
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., Kimura, K., Yamaguchi, H. 2014 Temperature alters algicidal activity of DNA and RNA viruses infecting Chaetoceros tenuissimus. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 73, 171-183.
Keywords: Diatom; CtenDNAV; CtenRNAV; Virus; Niche partitioning
Strain(s): 37163717 
DOI: 10.3354/ame01713

Toyoda, K., Kimura, K., Hata, N., Nakayama, N., Nagasaki, K., Tomaru, Y. 2012 Isolation and characterization of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros sp. (strain TG07-C28). Plankton Benthos Res., 7, 20-28.
Strain(s): 3716 
DOI: 10.3800/pbr.7.20

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