Strain Information: 1602/1

Division/Phylum: Apicomplexa


Chromera velia Moore et al. (2008)

CCAP 1602/1
Isolator: Moore (2001)
Origin: Marine; Coral Plesiastrea versipora (Faviidae), Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia
Culture: Medium L1; Bacteria present; sub; 22-26 ~C
Other: Orig. desig. RM12; CCMP 2878; nQAIF136; Coccoid c. 3-5 µm, unflagellated, brown. Maintained at CCAP in L1 medium, 20 deg C, subcultured every 1-2 months.;


References [4]   EMBL Links
Moore RB, Obornik M, Janouskovec J, Chrudimsky T, Vancova M, Green DH, Wright SW, Davies NW, Bolch CJS, Heimann K, Slapeta J, Hoegh-Guldberg O, Logsdon JM Jr & Carter DA (2008) A photosynthetic alveolate closely related to apicomplexan parasites. Nature 451: 959-963.
DOI: 10.1038/nature06635

Oborník M, Vancová M, Lai D-H, Janouskovec J, Keeling PJ & Lukes J (2011) Morphology and ultrastructure of multiple life cycle stages of the photosynthetic relative of apicomplexa, Chromera velia. Protist 162: 115-130.
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2010.02.004

Dorrell RG, Drew J, Nisbet RER & Howe CJ (2014) Evolution of chloroplast transcript processing in Plasmodium and its chromerid algal relatives. PLoS Genetics 10(1): e1004008.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004008

Petersen J, Ludewig AK, Michael V, Bunk B, Jarek M, Baurain D & Brinkmann H (2014) Chromera velia, endosymbioses and the rhodoplex hypothesis - plastid evolution in cryptophytes, alveolates, stramenopiles, and haptophytes (CASH lineages) Genome Biology and Evolution 6: 666-684.
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evu043

EU106870 (LSU (28S))
EU106869 (Other)
EU106871 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016