Strain number NIES-472  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Heterocapsa ovata Iwataki & Fukuyo  
Former name Heterocapsa pygmaea Lobelich III, Schmidt et Sherley  
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:  1 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB084098 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 20 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KSTH-23  
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): 420472473 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-43-4-394.1

Iwataki, M., Botes, L., Sawaguchi, T., Sekiguchi, K., Fukuyo, Y. 2003 Cellular and body scale structure of Heterocapsa ovata sp. nov. and Heterocapsa orientalis sp. nov. (Peridiniales, Dinophyceae). Phycologia, 42, 629-637.
Strain(s): 472 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-42-6-629.1

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): 472474 
DOI: 10.1264/jsme2.18.216

Hiroishi, S., Nakai, R., Seto, H., Yoshida, T., Imai, I. 2002 Identification of Heterocapsa circularisquama by means of antibody. Fish. Sci., 68, Suppl., 627-628.
Keywords: identification; Heterocapsa; dinoflagellate; antibody
Strain(s): 7235472473 
DOI: 10.2331/fishsci.68.sup1_627

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