Strain number NIES-614  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Heterocapsa horiguchii Iwataki, Takayama & Matsuoka  
Former name Cachonina niei Loeblich III  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Kashiwazaki Niigata Japan (1986-08-04)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < Sawaguchi, Tomohiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Sawaguchi, Tomohiro (1986-08-20)  
Identified by Sawaguchi, Tomohiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  13-16 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB084099 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KSTH-29  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Iwataki, M., Hansen, G., Sawaguchi, T., Hiroishi, S., Fukuyo, Y. 2004 Investigations of body scales in twelve Heterocapsa species (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae), including a new species H. pseudotriquetra sp. nov. Phycologia, 43, 394-403.
Strain(s): 420472473614 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-43-4-394.1

Yoshida, T., Nakai, R., Seto, H., Wang, M.-K., Iwataki, M., Hiroishi, S. 2003 Production of superoxide anion and hydrogen peroxide associated with cell growth of Chattonella antiqua. Microbes Environ., 18, 216-222.
Keywords: dinoflagellate; Heterocapsa circularisquama; internal transcribed spacer; ITS; red tide
Strain(s): 472474614 
DOI: 0.1264/jsme2.18.216

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