Strain number NIES-3718  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Chaetoceros sp.  
Former name  
Common name Centric diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Ohno-Seto, Seto Inland Sea, Hatsukaichi, Hiroshima, Japan (2011-06-28)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.275251 / 132.26653 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Kimura, Kei < Tomaru, Yuji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tomaru, Yuji (2011-06-28)  
Identified by Tomaru, Yuji  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  mSWM-3  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  13 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB847416 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Red tide ; The virus which infects with this diatom strain has been reported (Kimura et al. 2013).  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SS628-11  
Remarks Unstable; Axenic 
Kimura, K., Tomaru, Y. 2013 Isolation and characterization of a single-stranded DNA virus infecting the marine planktonic diatom Chaetoceros sp. strain SS628-11 isolated from western Japan. PLoS One, 8, e82013 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3718 
PubMed: 24358139
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082013

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