Strain number NIES-3849  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chloropicophyceae  
Scientific name Chloropicon sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Atlantic Ocean (Depth -2m) (2013-10-18)  
Latitude / Longitude 17.06 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2015);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Vaulot, Daniel (2013-10-18)  
Identified by Identified at RCC by DNA analysis  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature:  22 C
Light intensity:  23 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Mitochondrial DNA ( MK086009 ) , Plastid DNA ( MK085997 ) , 16S rRNA ( MF077472 ) , 18S rRNA ( KU843599 KX523150 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( MF077519 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Genome decoded strain (Turmel et al. 2019) ; Clade VIIA6 (Lopes dos Santos et al. 2017)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC 4434
Other strain no. : AMT 2013 - P182-H9  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Turmel, M., Lopes Dos Santos, A., Otis, C., Sergerie, R., Lemieux, C. 2019 Tracing the evolution of the plastome and mitogenome in the Chloropicophyceae uncovered convergent tRNA gene losses and a variant plastid genetic code. Genome Biol. Evol., 11, 1275–1292.
Keywords: prasinophyte green algae; Picocystis salinarum; chloroplast genome; mitochondrial genome; phylogenomic analyses; AUA codon reassignment
Strain(s): 27552758366938353849 
PubMed: 30937436
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evz074

Lopes dos Santos, A., Pollina, T., Gourvil, P., Corre, E., Marie, D., Garrido, J. L., Rodríguez, F., Noël, M.-H., Vaulot, D., Eikrem, W. 2017 Chloropicophyceae, a new class of picophytoplanktonic prasinophytes. Sci Rep, 7, 14019 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2755275627583667366836693670367138353849 
PubMed: 10.3775/jie.96.352
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-12412-5

Lopes dos Santos, A., Gourvil, P., Tragin, M., Noël, M.-H., Decelle, J., Romac, S., Vaulot, D. 2016 Diversity and oceanic distribution of prasinophytes clade VII, the dominant group of green algae in oceanic waters. ISME J., 11, 512-528.
Strain(s): 275527562758366836693670367138353849 
PubMed: 27779617
DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2016.120

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