Strain number NIES-4281  
Phylum Heterokontophyta  
Class Bacillariophyceae  
Scientific name Mayamaea terrestris N.Abarca & R.Jahn  
Former name Navicula pelliculosa (Kützing) Hilse  
Common name Pennate diatom  
Locality (Date of collection) Devon, U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial  
History < UTEX (2019);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, R. A. (1955-**-**)  
Identified by Tuji, Akihiro (Reidentify)  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2019 June]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CSi  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Test strain for algal growth inhibition test (OECD TG201)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX B 673
Other strain no. : 64  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Tuji, A., Suzuki, S., Yamagishi, T., Yamaguchi, H. 2021 Alternative diatom strains for growth inhibition tests (OECD Test Guideline 201). Bull. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci., Ser. B, 47, 183–192.
Keywords: Fistulifera; Mayamaea permitis; Mayamaea pseudoterrestris sp., nov.; Mayamaea terrestris; Navicula pelliculosa; UTEX 664
Strain(s): 42804281 
DOI: 10.50826/bnmnsbot.47.4_183

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