Strain number NIES-2893  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Prasinophyceae  
Scientific name Pycnococcus provasolii R.R.L.Guillard  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Sendai Bay, Miyagi, Japan (2012-07-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 38.04388888 / 141.09361111 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Sato, Mayumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Sato, Mayumi (2012-07-19)  
Identified by Kawachi, Masanobu  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MNK  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  11-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BNJQ00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Makita et al. 2021)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : WK sort3  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Makita, Y., et al. 2021 Identification of a dual orange/far-red and blue light photoreceptor from an oceanic green picoplankton. Nat. Commun., 12, 3593 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2893 
PubMed: 34135337
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-23741-5

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