Strain number NIES-4076  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Symbiodinium sp.  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate ; Zooxanthellae  
Locality (Date of collection) Okinawa, Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Cardiid clam (Tridacna crocea))  
History < Shoguchi, Eiichi < Hidaka, Michio < Yamasu, Terufumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamasu, Terufumi  
Identified by Hidaka, Michio  
State of strain Subculture; Clonal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  6 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BGNK00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Symbiotic (clam) ; Genome decoded strain (Shoguchi et al. 2018) ; Clade A  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Y106  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Ripken, C., Khalturin, K., Shoguchi, E. 2020 Response of coral reef dinoglagellates to nanoplastics under experimental conditions suggests downregulation of cellular metabolism. Microorganisms, 8, 1759 (article ID).
Keywords: nanoplastics; dinoflagellate; coral reef; Symbiodinium; Cladocopium; gene expression
Strain(s): 40764077 
PubMed: 33182359
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8111759

Shoguchi, E., Beedessee, G., Tada, I., Hisata, K., Kawashima, T., Takeuchi, T., Arakaki, N., Fujie, M., Koyanagi, R., Roy, M. C., Kawachi, M., Hidaka, M., Satoh, N., Shinzato, C. 2018 Two divergent Symbiodinium genomes reveal conservation of a gene cluster for sunscreen biosynthesis and recently lost genes. BMC Genomics, 19, 458 (article ID).
Keywords: Dinoflagellates; Evolutionary genomics; Symbiodinium; Mycosporine-like amino acids; Symbiosis
Strain(s): 40764077 
PubMed: 29898658
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-018-4857-9

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