Strain number NIES-237  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Prorocentrum minimum (Pavillard) Schiller  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Osaka Bay, Osaka, Japan (1982-08-03)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Watanabe, Makoto M.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Makoto M. (1982-08-03)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  39 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 17 - 20 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Red tide  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : OPmin  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
Nishitani, G., Yamamoto, K., Nakajima, M., Shibata, Y., Sato-Okoshi, W., Yamaguchi, M. 2021 A novel parasite strain of Amoebophrya sp. infecting the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium catenella (Group I) and its effect on the host bloom in Osaka Bay, Japan. Harmful Algae, 110, 102123 (article ID).
Keywords: Alexandrium catenella (Group I); Amoebophrya; Dinoflagellate; Parasite; 18S rDNA; 28S rDNA
Strain(s): 2373597 
PubMed: 34887003
DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2021.102123

Yoshimura, T., Yanagawa, T., Fujiwara, A., Murai, K., Nogata, Y., Furuta, T., Kobayashi, T. 2016 Marine diatom Coscinodiscus wailesiii inhibits DPD measurement of residual chlorine in seawater samples. Sessile Organisms, 33, 38-43 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: Residual chlorine; DPD; Seawater; Coscinodiscus wailesii
Strain(s): 15237323 
DOI: 10.4282/sosj.33.38

Motokawa, S., Taguchi, S. 2015 Scattering properties of the dinoflagellates Prorocentrum micans and P. minimum. Plankton Benthos Res., 10, 154-162.
Keywords: absorption; ac-9; equivalent spherical diameter; ratio of cellular carbon to chlorophyll a; scattering efficiency
Strain(s): 218237 
DOI: 10.3800/pbr.10.154

Fukao, T., Nishijima, T., Yamaguchi, H., Adachi, M. 2007 Utilization of urea by the 6 species of red tide phytoplankton. Bull. Plankton Soc. Japan, 54, 1-8 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: growth; red tide; phytoplankton; urea; uptake kinetics
Strain(s): 16237323324605 

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