Strain number NIES-2746  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Symbiodinium sp.  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate ; Zooxanthellae  
Locality (Date of collection) Kitahama, Nakagusuku, Okinawa, Japan (2009-03-29)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.238989 / 127.788616 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Enriched sample of jellyfish (Aiptasia sp.) tissue)  
History < Demura, Mikihide  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Demura, Mikihide (2009-04-**)  
Identified by Demura, Mikihide  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal: Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MNK  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Benthic ; Symbiotic (jellyfish)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : DemSym1  
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

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