Strain number NIES-2256  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Dunaliella primolecta Butcher  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Plymouth Devon U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Hara, Yoshiaki (1989) < UTEX (1980?)  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Gross (1936-**-**)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3-5 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-525; CCAP 11/34; UTEX LB 1000; SG 183.30; UTEX L 2355
Remarks Axenic 
Ohta, S., Chang, T., Aozasa, O., Kondo, M., Miyata, H. 1992 Sustained production of arachidonic and eicosapentaenoic acids by the red alga Porphyridium purpureum cultured in a light/dark cycle. J. Ferment. Bioengin., 74, 398-402.
Strain(s): 214021682256 
DOI: 10.1016/0922-338X(92)90040-2

Yongmanitchai, W., Ward, O. P. 1991 Screening of algae for potential alternative sources of eicosapentaenoic acid. Phytochemistry, 30, 2963-2967.
Keywords: algae; Thailand; w-3 fatty acids; linolenic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; docosahexaenoic acid
Strain(s): 22562258 
DOI: 10.1016/S0031-9422(00)98231-1

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