Strain number NIES-4239  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Nitzschia putrida (Cohn) Benecke  
Former name  
Common name Pennate diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Nagura Amparu Ishigaki, Okinawa, Japan (2016-02-19)  
Latitude / Longitude 24.40 / 124.15 
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (Fallen leaves)  
History < Ishii, Ken-ichiro; Kamikawa, Ryoma  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kamikawa, Ryoma; Ishii, Ken-ichiro (2016-02-28)  
Identified by Mayama, Shigeki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM + CB-V  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  0 µmol photons/m2/sec,
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BLYE00000000 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Heterotrophic ; Attached ; Nonphotosynthetic plastids ; Genome decoded strain (Kamikawa et al. 2022)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : PL1-1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic; Nonphotosynthetic plastids 
Kamikawa, R. et al. 2022 Genome evolution of a nonparasitic secondary heterotroph, the diatom Nitzschia putrida. Sci. Adv., 8, eabi5075 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4239 
PubMed: 35486731
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abi5075

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