Strain number NIES-2378  
Phylum Cercozoa  
Class Imbricatea  
Scientific name Ovaloplaca yabuki Scoble & Cavalier-Smith  
Synonym  
Former name Thaumatomastix sp.  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Tokyo Bay Ichikawa Chiba Japan (2007-02-25)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.6738 / 139.9549 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < TKB;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yabuki, Akinori (2007-03-**)  
Identified by Scoble, J. M. (Reidentify)  
State of strain Subculture; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  0 µmol photons/m2/sec,
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( KC243118 ) , TPI-GAPDH ( JQ783122 ) , EFL mRNA ( AB546338 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Heterotrophic ; Phagotrophic ; Heterotrophic ; Benthic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TKB-345  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Scoble, J. M., Cavalier-Smith, T. 2014 Scale evolution, sequence phylogeny, and taxonomy of thaumatomonad Cercozoa: 11 new species and new genera Scutellomonas, Cowlomonas, Thaumatospina and Ovaloplaca. Eur. J. Protistol., 50, 270-313.
Keywords: Imbricatea; Silica scale evolution; Spongomonadida; Thaumatomonadida; Thaumatomastix; Zoelucasida
Strain(s): 2378 
PubMed: 24667165
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2013.12.005

Kamikawa, R., Yabuki, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Hashimoto, T., Inagaki, Y. 2011 Cercozoa comprises both EF-1α-containing and EFL-containing members. Eur. J. Protistol., 47, 24-28.
Keywords: Cercozoa; Elongation factor 1α; Elongation factor-like protein
Strain(s): 2378 
PubMed: 21071191
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2010.08.002

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