Strain number NIES-1806  
Phylum Rhodophyta  
Class Cyanidiophyceae  
Scientific name Cyanidioschyzon merolae De Luca, Taddei & Varano  
Former name  
Common name Red alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Sardinia Isl., Italy (locality of wild type strain (NIES-1332))  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Hot spring  
History < Tanaka, Kan  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Toda, Kyoko  
Identified by Inoue, Takayuki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  M-Allen + Uracil  
Temperature:  37 C
Light intensity:  10-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information Mitochondria DNA ( D89861 ) , Nuclear DNA (chromosome 1-20) ( AP006483-AP006502 ) , Plastid DNA ( AB002583 ) , Chromosome unassigned contigs ( AP006600-AP006614 )  
Cell size (min - max) 2 - 11 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Planktotnic ; Acidophilic ; Mutant of NIES-1332 (Uracil-required;( 5-FOA tolerant)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : HUT1-1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Fragile species to temperature changes; Axenic 

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