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, UK
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; CCMP2557 (Bowler & De Martino); SMBA 15; name confirmed March 2013 (ASSEMBLE); Bowler & De Martino Pt2; used for ecotoxicity testing;
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DQ085802 (ITS2)
DQ402479 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 28 September 2016