Strain number NIES-4077  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Cladocopium sp.  
Former name Formerly identified as Symbiodinium sp., named based on LaJeunesse et al. 2018[2019 Aug]  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Okinawa Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Cardiid clam (Fragum sp.))  
History < Shoguchi, Eiichi < Hidaka, Michio < Yamasu, Terufumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamasu, Terufumi  
Identified by Hidaka, Michio  
State of strain Subculture; Clonal; Non-axenic[2017 May]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  f/2  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( PRJDB3243 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Symbiotic (cockle) ; Genome decoded strain (Shoguchi et al. 2018) ; Clade C  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Y-103  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
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): 4077 
PubMed: 29898658
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-018-4857-9

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