Strain number NIES-2687  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Dictyochophyceae  
Scientific name Mesopedinella arctica Daugbjerg  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Atlantic Ocean (Maroccan Upwelling) (Depth -5m), Morocco (1999-09-12)  
Latitude / Longitude 30.13333333 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2010);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Le Gall, F. (Re-isolation) < Garczarek, L. (1999-09-12)  
Identified by Eikrem, W.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AY702158 ) , psbA ( EU851962 ) , 18S rRNA ( KT861163 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 8 μm  
Characteristics Planktonic  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC382
Other strain no. : PROSOPE_2  
Marron, A. O., Ratcliffe, S., Wheeler, G. L., Goldstein, R. E., King, N., Not, F., de Vargas, C., Richter, D. J. 2016 The evolution of silicon transport in eukaryotes. Mol. Biol. Evol., 33, 3226–3248.
Keywords: silicon; eukaryotes; SIT, Lsi2; convergent evolution; transporter
Strain(s): 2687 
PubMed: 27729397
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msw209

Man-Aharonovich, D., Philosof, A., Kirkup, B. C., Le Gall, F., Yogev, T., Berman-Frank, I., Polz, M. F., Vaulot, D., Béjà, O. 2010 Diversity of active marine picoeukaryotes in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea unveiled using photosystem-II psbA transcripts. ISME J., 4, 1044-1052.
Keywords: picoeukaryotes; PPEs; psbA; transcripts; Mediterranean Sea; diversity
Strain(s): 258826822687 
PubMed: 20237514
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2010.25

Dimier, C., Giovanni, S., Ferdinando, T., Brunet, C. 2009 Comparative ecophysiology of the xanthophyll cycle in six marine phytoplanktonic species. Protist, 160, 397-411.
Keywords: diatoxanthin; photoprotection; phytoplankton; picoplankton; pigments; xanthophyll cycle
Strain(s): 2687 
PubMed: 19375387
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2009.03.001

Fuller, N. J., Campbell, C., Allen, D. J., Pitt, F. D., Le Gall, F., Vaulot, D., Scanlan, D. J. 2006 Analysis of photosynthetic picoeukaryote diversity at open ocean sites in the Arabian Sea using a PCR biased towards marine algal plastids. Aquat. Microb. Ecol., 43, 79-93.
Keywords: Photosynthetic picoeukaryotes; Plastid 16S rRNA; Arabian Sea; PCR
Strain(s): 25862588258926722673268726902693 
DOI: 10.3354/ame043079

Zhu, F., Massana, R., Not, F., Marie, D., Vaulot, D. 2005 Mapping of picoeucaryotes in marine ecosystems with quantitative PCR of the 18S rRNA gene. FEMS Microbiol. Ecol., 52, 79-92.
Keywords: Coastal ecosystems; Ecology; Fluorescent in situ hybridization; Picoplankton; Prasinophytes; Quantitative PCR
Strain(s): 26732687 
PubMed: 16329895
DOI: 10.1016/j.femsec.2004.10.006

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