Strain number NIES-276  
Phylum Cryptophyta  
Class Cryptophyceae  
Scientific name Cryptomonas borealis Skuja  
Synonym  
Former name Cryptomonas platyuris Skuja  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan (1983-08-23)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.448135 / 132.760949 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Ishimitsu, Mayumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishimitsu, Mayumi (1983-08-26)  
Identified by Suzuki, Shigekatsu (Reidentify)  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  22 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information plastid DNA ( LC648950 ) , 18S rRNA ( LC647555 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 60 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Suzuki et al. 2022)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : #00096  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Suzuki, S., Matsuzaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. 2022 What happend before losses of photosynthesis in Cryptophyte algae? Mol. Biol. Evol., 39, msac001 (article ID).
Keywords: cryptophyte; Cryptomonas borealis: genome evolution; mixotrophy; photosynthetic loss
Strain(s): 276281345348698703715100510061327137517302331233227163952 
PubMed: 35079797
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msac001

Mitani, E., Nakayama, F., Matsuwaki, I., Ichi, I., Kawabata, A., Kawachi, M., Kato, M. 2017 Fatty acid composition profiles of 235 strains of three microalgal divisions within the NIES Microbial Culture Collection. Microb. Resour. Syst., 33, 19-29.
Keywords: Cryptophyta; docosahexaenoic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; fatty acid; Haptophyta; Heterokontophyta; microalgae
Strain(s): 189141517711152232252332342652742752762772782792802812822842933233243303333443453463473483503533723773883913954074084094134144174614624664875345485535565575585595605625875885895906036056226236956966976986997007017027037047057067077087097107117127137147157167417657667678058379971001100210031004100510061007100910111016101710441045104610471302130313241327133013391340134913531370137513761379138313841385138613871391139213931395139813991400140116991700173018131815181618261827183118621863186418651874196319641965197419751976214221432144214521472148230023312332235123632364236523692370237625062533253425352536253725902633266826892690269126932694269626972707271627172718272027222723272527262729273027312732277027712772277328392840284128422843284428592872287828903391 

Hamana, K. & Niitsu, M. 2006 Cellular polyamines of lower eukaryotes belonging to the phyla Glaucophyta, Rhodophyta, Cryptophyta, Haptophyta and Percolozoa. J. Gen. Appl. Microbiol., 52, 235-240.
Keywords: Cryptophyta; Glaucophyta; Haptophyta; Perclozoa; polyamine; Rhodophyta
Strain(s): 82742762772823533886997067157417637641016101710321036133214411456145714621463146714733377 
PubMed: 17116972
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.52.235

Hoef-Emden, K., Melkonian, M. 2003 Revision of the genus Cryptomonas (Cryptophyceae): a combination of molecular phylogeny and morphology provides insights into a long-hidden dimorphism. Protist, 154, 371-409.
Strain(s): 274276279 
PubMed: 14658496
DOI: 10.1078/143446103322454130

Ishimitsu, M. & Chihara, M. 1984 Four species of Cryptomonas (Class Cryptophyceae) in Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 59, 161-169.
Strain(s): 274275276277278279280281282344345346347348 

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