Strain number NIES-551  
Phylum Rhodophyta  
Class Cyanidiophyceae  
Scientific name Cyanidium caldarium (Tilden) Geitler  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Red alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Kuroiwa, Tsuneyoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by Merola, A. et al.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Allen  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  1 (12) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M (1 M)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Floridean starch (Shimonaga et al. 2007) ; Acidophilic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 86  
Remarks Axenic 
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Reference
Hamana, K., Kobayashi, M., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2018 Polyamine distribution profiles in unicellular and multicellular red algae (phylum Rhodophyta) —Detection of 1,6-diaminohexane, aminobutylcadaverine, canavalmine and aminopropylcanavalmine.— Microb. Resour. Syst., 34, 83-91.
Keywords: aminobutylcadaverine; aminopropylcanavalmine; canavalmine; diaminohexane; polyamine; red algae; Rhodophyta
Strain(s): 55110321572195721382140263626622742 

Hirabaru, C., Izumo,A., Fujiwara, S., Tadokoro, Y., Shimonaga, T., Konishi, M., Yoshida, M., Fujita, N., Nakamura, Y., Yoshida, M., Kuroiwa, T., Tsuzuki, M. 2010 The primitive rhodophyte Cyanidioschyzon merolae contains a semiamylopectin-type, but not an amylose-type, α-glucan. Plant Cell Physiol., 51, 682-693.
Keywords: Amylose; Cyanidioschyzon; Floridean starch; Glycogen; Starch synthase; Semiamylopectin
Strain(s): 551 
PubMed: 20385610
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcq046

Shimonaga, T., Konishi, M., Oyama, Y., Fujiwara, S., Satoh, A., Fujita, N., Colleoni, C., Buléon, A., Putaux, J.-L., Ball, S. G., Yokoyma, A., Hara, Y., Nakamura, Y., Tsuzuki, M. 2008 Variation in Storage α-polyglucans of the Porphyridiales (Rhodophyta). Plant Cell Physiol., 49, 103-116.
Keywords: Amylose; Floridean starch; Glycogen; Porphyridiales; Rhodophyta; Semi-amylopection
Strain(s): 181442505305512138216022582280 
PubMed: 18079144
DOI: 10.1093/pcp/pcm172

Shimonaga, T., Fujiwara, S., Kaneko, M., Izumo, A., Nihei, S., Francisco, P. B., Satoh, A., Fujita, Naoko., Nakamura, Y., Tsuzuki, M. 2007 Variation in Storage α-polyglucans of red algae: amylose and semi-amylopectin types in Porphyridium and goycogen type in Cyanidium. Mar. Biotechnol., 9, 192-202.
Keywords: Amylose; glycogen; granule-bound starch synthase; red algae; semi-amylopection
Strain(s): 5512138 
PubMed: 17160635
DOI: 10.1007/s10126-006-6104-7

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