Strain number NIES-2642  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Symbiodinium sp.  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate ; Zooxanthellae  
Locality (Date of collection) Oku, Kunigami Vil., Okinawa, Japan (2003-08-14)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.84777777 / 128.28472222 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Sand)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (2003-09-03)  
Identified by Hirose, Mamiko  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  IMK  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  23 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information 28S-ITS ( EU106355 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Benthic ; Symbiotic ; Clade A  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Oku05  
Wakahama, T., Laza-Martínez, A., Mohd Taha., A.I.B.H., Okuyama, H., Yoshida, K., Kogame, K., Awai, K., Kawachi, M., Maoka, T., Takaichi, S. 2012 Structural confirmation of a unique carothenoid lactoside, P457, in Symbiodinium sp. strain NBRC 104787 isolated from a sea anemone and ITS distribution in dinoflagellates and various marine organisms. J. Phycol., 48, 1392-1402.
Keywords: carotenoid; dinoflagellates; P457; peridinin; Symbiodinium; symbiosis
Strain(s): 48140926382639264026422746 
PubMed: 27009990
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01219.x

Hirose, M., Reimer, J. D., Hidaka, M., Suda, S. 2008 Phylogenetic analyses of potentially free-living Symbiodinium spp. Isolated from coral reef sand in Okinawa, Japan. Mar. Biol., 155, 105-112.
Strain(s): 263826392640264126422643 
DOI: 10.1007/s00227-008-1011-2

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