Strain number NIES-4509  
Phylum Haptophyta  
Class Coccolithophyceae  
Scientific name Pleurochrysis carterae (Braarud & Fagerland) T.Christensen  
Synonym Syracosphaera carterae Braarud & Fargerland  
Former name  
Common name Coccolithophore  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Endo, Hiroshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  28 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information CSAP-1 ( AB537972 ) , CSAP-2 ( AB539015 ) , FCP ( LC075595 )  
Cell size (min - max) 6 - 16 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Planktonic ; Phototaxis ; oil (hydrocarbon) production  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : LU  
Endo, H., Yoshida, M., Uji, T., Saga, N., Inoue, K., Nagasawa, H. 2016 Stable nuclear transformation system for the coccolithophorid alga Pleurochrysis carterae. Sci Rep, 6, 22252 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4509 
PubMed: 26947136
DOI: 10.1038/srep22252

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