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 RNA ( 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  
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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