Strain number NIES-4020  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Nitzschia brevissima Grunow in Van Heurck  
Synonym Nitzschia parvula Lewis ex Grunow 1881; Nitzschia obtusa var. brevissima Grunow 1885; Nitzschia parvula var. terricola Lund. 1946  
Former name  
Common name Pennate diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Kyobashi River, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan (2016-04-20)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.398447 / 132.470262 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Concrete revetment)  
History < Handa, Shinji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Handa, Shinji (2016-06-06)  
Identified by Handa, Shinji  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CSi  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  45 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Epilithic ; Active gliding motility  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SH-3943-a  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 

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