Strain Information: 1052/1A

Division/Phylum: Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta    Class: Bacillariophyceae    Order: Naviculales


Phaeodactylum tricornutum Bohlin (1897)

CCAP 1052/1A
Isolator: Allen (1910)
Origin: Marine; off Plymouth, Devon, England
Culture: Medium (1)f/2 + Si; Bacteria present; sub + cryo;(2)SNA; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Plymouth 100; SAG 1090-1a; UTEX 642; UTEX 2090; SMBA 15; name confirmed March 2013 (ASSEMBLE); used for ecotoxicity testing;
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References [38]   EMBL Links
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Scarano G & Morelli E (2002) Characterisation of cadmium- and lead-phytochelatin complexes formed in a marine microalga in response to metal exposure. Biometals 15: 145-151.
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Morelli E, Mascherpa MC & Scarano G (2005) Biosynthesis of phytochelatins and arsenic accumulation in the marine microalgae Phaeodactylum tricornutum in response to arsenate exposure. Biometals 18(6): 587-593.
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Morelli E & Scarano G (2001) Synthesis and stability of phytochelatins induced by cadmium and lead in the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Marine Environmental Research 52: 383-395.
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Morelli E, Cruz BH, Somovigo S & Scarano G (2002) Speciation of cadmium-glutamyl peptides complexes in cells of the marine microalga Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Plant Science 163: 807-813.
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Morelli E & Scarano G (2004) Copper-induced changes of non-protein thiols and antioxidant enzymes in the marine microalga Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Plant Science 167: 289-296.
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Scarano G & Morelli E (2003) Properties of phytochelatin-coated CdS nanochrystallites formed in a marine phytoplanktonic alga (Phaeodactylum tricornutum, Bohlin) in response to Cd. Plant Science 165: 803-810.
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Morelli E & Fantozzi L (2008) Phytochelatins in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bohlin): An evaluation of their use as biomarkers of metal exposure in marine waters. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 81(3): 236-241.
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Riebesell U, Burkhardt S, Dauelsberg A & Kroon B (2000) Carbon isotope fractionation by a marine diatom: Dependence on the growth-rate-limiting resource. Marine Ecology - Progress Series 193: 295-303.
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Love GD, Bowden SA, Summons RE, Jahnke LL, Snape CE, Campbell CN & Day JG (2005) An optimised catalytic hydropyrolysis method for the rapid screening of microbial cultures for lipid biomarkers. Organic Geochemistry 36: 63-83.
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De Martino A, Meichenin A, Shi J, Pan K & Bowler C (2007) Genetic and phenotypic characterization of Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bacillariophyceae) accessions. Journal of Phycology 43: 992-1009.
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Domenighini A & Giordano M (2009) Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy of microalgae as a novel tool for biodiversity studies, species identification, and the assessment of water quality. Journal of Phycology 45: 522-531.
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Morelli E, Marangi ML & Fantozzi L (2009) A phytochelatin-based bioassay in marine diatoms useful for the assessment of bioavailability of heavy metals released by polluted sediments. Environmental International 35: 532-538.
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Cassar N, Laws EA & Popp BN (2006) Carbon isotopic fractionation by the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum under nutrient- and light-limited growth conditions. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 70: 5323-5335.
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Hatton AD & Wilson ST (2007) Particulate dimethylsulphoxide and dimethylsulphoniopropionate in phytoplankton cultures and Scottish coastal waters. Aquatic Sciences - Research Across Boundaries 69: 330-340.
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Erga SR, Lie GC, Aarø LH, Aursland K, Olseng CD, Frette ø & Hamre B (2010) Fine scale vertical displacement of Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bacillariophyceae) in stratified waters: Influence of halocline and day length on buoyancy control. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 384: 7-17.
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Chen X, Qiu CE & Shao JZ (2006) Evidence for K+-dependent HCO3- utilization in the marine diatom phaeodactylum tricornutum. Plant Physiology 141: 731-736.
DOI: none

De Martino A, Bartual A, Willis A, Meichenin A, Villazán B, Maheswari U & Bowler C (2011) Physiological and molecular evidence that environmental changes elicit morphological interconversion in the model diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum. Protist 162: 462-481.
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Taylor RL, Caldwell GS, Olive PJW & Bentley MG (2012) The harpacticoid copepod Tisbe holothuriae is resistant to the insidious effects of polyunsaturated aldehyde-producing diatoms. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 413: 30-37.
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Pavlic Z, Vidakovic-Cifrek Z & Puntaric D (2005) Toxicity of surfactants to green microalgae Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata and Scenedesmus subspicatus and to marine diatoms Phaeodactylum tricornutum and Skeletonema costatum. Chemosphere 61: 1061-1068.
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John-McKay ME & Colman B (1997) Variation in the occurrence of external carbonic anhydrase among strains of the marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bacillariophyceae). Journal of Phycology 33: 988-990.
DOI: none

Palmucci M, Ratti S & Giordano M (2011) Ecological and evolutionary implications of carbon allocation in marine phytoplankton as a function of nitrogen availability: A Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy approach. Journal of Phycology 47: 313-323.
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Carteau D, Vallee-Rehel K, Linossier I, Quiniou F, Davy R, Compere C, Delbury M & Fay F (2014) Development of environmentally friendly antifouling paints using biodegradable polymer and lower toxic substances. Progress in Organic Coatings 77: 485-493.
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DOI: none

He L, Han X & Yu Z (2014) A rare Phaeodactylum tricornutum cruciform morphotype: Culture conditions, transformation and unique fatty acid characteristics. PLoS ONE 9: e93922.
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Prestegard SK, Knutsen G & Herfindal L (2014) Adenosine content and growth in the diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum (Bacillariophyceae): Effect of salinity, light, temperature and nitrate. Diatom Research 29: 361-369.
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Claessens M, Monteyne E, Wille K, Vanhaecke L, Roose P & Janssen CR (2015) Passive sampling reversed: Coupling passive field sampling with passive lab dosing to assess the ecotoxicity of mixtures present in the marine environment. Marine Pollution Bulletin 93: 9-19.
DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.02.028

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DQ085802 (ITS2)
DQ402479 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 22 May 2015