Strain number NIES-4540  
Phylum Apusozoa  
Class Apusomonadidae  
Scientific name Podomonas kaiyoae Yabuki  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) off Sanriku (Depth -762m), Japan (2015-05-04)  
Latitude / Longitude 39.246067 / 142.299683 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Sediment)  
History < Yabuki, Akinori  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yabuki, Akinori (2015-06-15)  
Identified by Yabuki, Akinori  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Hemi  
Temperature:  20 C

Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC662742 )  
Cell size (min - max) 11 - 15 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phagotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Benthic ; Authentic strain (Yabuki et al. 2022)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : YPF1504  
Remarks Axenic; Unstable 
Yabuki, A., Tame, A., Mizuno, K. 2023 Podomonas kaiyoae n. sp., a novel apusomonad growing axenically. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol., 70, e12946 (article ID).
Strain(s): 4540 
PubMed: 36047902
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12946

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