Strain number NIES-2742  
Phylum Rhodophyta  
Class Rhodellophyceae  
Scientific name Bulboplastis apyrenoidosa Kushibiki, Yokoyama, Iwataki, Yokoy, West & Hara  
Former name  
Common name Red alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Shiira River, Iriomote Isl., Okinawa, Japan (1984-03-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (Sediment)  
History < Yokoyama, Akiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kato, Sueo (1984-03-**)  
Identified by Yokoyama, Akiko  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Plastid DNA ( KY709209 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB649039 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Authentic strain (Kushibiki 2012)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : AYCC 11 (Iriomote strain)  
Hamana, K., Kobayashi, M., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2018 Polyamine distribution profiles in unicellular and multicellular red algae (phylum Rhodophyta) —Detection of 1,6-diaminohexane, aminobutylcadaverine, canavalmine and aminopropylcanavalmine.— Microb. Resour. Syst., 34, 83-91.
Keywords: aminobutylcadaverine; aminopropylcanavalmine; canavalmine; diaminohexane; polyamine; red algae; Rhodophyta
Strain(s): 55110321572195721382140263626622742 

Muñoz-Gómez, S. A., Mejía-Franco, F. G., Durnin, K., Colp, M., Grisdale, D. J., Archibald, J. M., Slamovits, C. H. 2017 The new red algal subphylum proteorhodophytina comprises the largest and most divergent plastid genomes known. Curr. Biol., 27, 1-8.
Keywords: chloroplast; group II introns; insertion sequences; deep phylogeny; ptDNA; plastid genome; red algae; Rhodophyta; secondary plastids; transposases
Strain(s): 26622742 
PubMed: 28528908
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2017.04.054

Kushibiki, A., Yokoyama, A., Iwataki, M., Yokoyama, J., West, J. A., Hara, Y. 2012 New unicellular red alga, Bulboplastis apyrenoidosa gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodellophyceae, Rhodophyta) from the mangroves of Japan: Phylogenetic and ultrastructural observations. Phycol. Res., 60, 114-122.
Keywords: Bulboplastis apyrenoidosa; chloroplast; Golgi body; mannitol; nucleus-associated organelles; small subunit rDNA; ultrastructure; unicellular red alga
Strain(s): 2742 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.2012.00643.x

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