Strain number NIES-281  
Phylum Cryptophyta  
Class Cryptophyceae  
Scientific name Cryptomonas curvata Ehrenberg  
Synonym  
Former name Formerly identified as Cryptomonas tetrapyrenoidosa, re-named based on Suzuki et al. 2022[2022 Jan]  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Minamiizu, Shizuoka, Japan (1983-05-13)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.664368 / 138.831395 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Ishimitsu, Mayumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ishimitsu, Mayumi (1983-05-14)  
Identified by Suzuki, Shigekatsu (Reidentify)  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Plastid DNA ( LC648951 ) , 18S rRNA ( LC647556 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 22 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Suzuki et al. 2022)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : #00073  
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 

Kashiyama Y., Yokoyama A., Kinoshita Y., Shoji S., Miyashiya H., Shiratori T., Suga H., Ishikawa K., Ishikawa A., Inouye I., Ishida K., Fujinuma D., Aoki K., Kobayashi M., Nomoto S., Mizoguchi T., Tamiaki H. 2012 Ubiquity and quantitative significance of detoxification catabolism of chlorophyll associated with protistan herbivory. Proc. Nati. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 109, 17328-17335.
Keywords: phototoxicity of chlorophylls; microbial herbivory; phagocytosis; biodiversity of eukaryotes; microbial loop
Strain(s): 281 
PubMed: 22949677
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1207347109

Mizoguchi, T., Kimura, Y., Yoshitomi, T., Tamiaki, H. 2011 The stereochemistry of chlorophyll-c3 from the haptophyte Emiliania huxleyi: the (132R)-enantiomers of chlorophylls-c are exclusively selected as the photosynthetically active pigments in chromophyte algae. Biochim. Biophys. Acta-Bioenerg., 1807, 1467-1473.
Keywords: chlorophyll-c; chiral HPLC; enantioimer; chromophyte algae; light-harvesting complexes
Strain(s): 71281696837 
PubMed: 21806961
DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2011.07.008

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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