Strain number NIES-4060  
Phylum Cercozoa  
Class Imbricatea  
Scientific name Paulinella micropora Lhee, Yang, Kim, Andersen & Yoon  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) inside NIES, Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan (2009-10-09)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0485 / 140.1190 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Nomura, Mami  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nomura, Mami (2009-10-09)  
Identified by Nomura, Mami  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Modified WarisH-Si  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  4-5 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LC384071 ) , pmSL1 ( LC384070 ) , LASP1 ( LC384069 ) , Rab11 ( LC384068 ) , CypA ( LC384067 ) , PsbN ( LC384066 ) , hypothetical protein ( LC384065 ) , Rab1 ( LC384064 ) , Rac1 ( LC384063 ) , CALM ( LC384062 LC384061 ) , polyubiquitin ( LC383946 ) , actin ( LC383945 )  
Cell size (min - max) 15 - 20 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Benthic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : MYN1  
Hamana, K., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2022 Additional polyamine analysis of algal chlorarachniophytes, euglenophytes, haptophytes, cryptophytes, dinoflagellates, chromerids and heterokontophytes. —Polyamine analysis of algae IV— Microb. Resour. Syst., 38, 51-62.
Keywords: alga; chlorarachniophyte; chromerid; dinoflagellate; polyamine
Strain(s): 124748253274276277282286304331381387463623624699706715741144321452146214923512433253525842588263526772716272828603576374540604109428043914392 

Sato, N., Yoshitomi, T., Mori-Moriyama, N. 2020 Characterization and biosynthesis of lipids in Paulinella micropora MYN1. Evidence for efficient integration of chromatophores into cellular lipid metabolism. Plant Cell Physiol., 61, 869–881.
Keywords: Paulinella micropora; Betaine lipid; chromatophore; endosymbiosis; lipid metabolism; metabolic flow
Strain(s): 4060 
PubMed: 32044983
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcaa011

Matsuo, M., Katahata, A., Satoh, S., Matsuzaki, M., Nomura, M., Ishida, K. I., Inagaki, Y., Obokata, J. 2018 Characterization of spliced leader transsplicing in a photosynthetic rhizarian amoeba, Paulinella micropora, and its possible role in functional gene transfer. PLoS One, 13, e0200961 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4060 
PubMed: 30024971
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200961

Nomura, M. & Ishida, K-I. 2016 Fine-structural observations on siliceous scale production and shell assembly in the testate amoeba Paulinella chromatophora. Protist, 167, 303-318.
Keywords: Paulinella chromatophora; testate amoebae; siliceous scale production; silica deposition vesicle; shell construction; ultrastructure
Strain(s): 4060 
PubMed: 27348459
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2016.05.002

Nomura, M., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I. 2014 Detailed process of shell construction in the photosynthetic testate amoeba Paulinella chromatophora (Euglyphid, Rhizaria). J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 61, 317-321.
Keywords: cell covering; LysoTracker; protist; siliceous; scale; time-lapse video microscopy
Strain(s): 4060 
PubMed: 24444111
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12102

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