Strain Information: 19/18

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Chlorophyceae    Order: Chlamydomonadales


Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco (1905)

CCAP 19/18
Isolator: Kaethner (1982)
Origin: Hypersaline; Hypersaline brines, Hutt Lagoon, Western Australia
Culture: Medium MASM with 35g/l extra NaCl; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. DS#2; re-cloned in 2012.;
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Mojaat M, Foucault A, Pruvost J & Legrand J (2008) Optimal selection of organic solvents for biocompatible extraction of ?-carotene from Dunaliella salina Journal of Biotechnology 133: 433-441.
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Alkayal F, Albion RL, Tillett RL, Hathwaik LT, Lemos MS & Cushman JC (2010) Expressed sequence tag (EST) profiling in hyper saline shocked Dunaliella salina reveals high expression of protein synthetic apparatus components. Plant Science 179: 437-449.
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Smith DR, Lee RW, Cushman JC, Magnuson JK, Tran D & Polle JEW (2010) The Dunaliella salina organelle genomes: Large sequences, inflated with intronic and intergenic DNA. BMC Plant Biology 10: 83.
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Kleinegris DMM, Janssen M, Brandenburg WA & Wijffels RH (2011) Continuous production of carotenoids from Dunaliella salina. Enzyme and Microbial Technology 48: 253-259.
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Kleinegris DMM, van Es MA, Janssen M, Brandenburg WA & Wijffels RH (2011) Phase toxicity of dodecane on the microalgae Dunaliella salina. Journal of Applied Phycology 23: 949-958.
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Marin B (2011) Nested in the Chlorellales or independent class? Phylogeny and classification of the Pedinophyceae (Viridiplantae) revealed by molecular phylogenetic analyses of complete nuclear and plastid-encoded rRNA operons. Protist In press: -.
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Assuncao P, Jaen-Molina R, Caujape-Castells J, de la Jara A, Carmona L, Freijanes K & Mendoza H (2011) Phylogenetic position of Dunaliella acidophila (Chlorophyceae) based on ITS and rbcL sequences. Journal of Applied Phycology 24: 635-639.
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Gomez PI & Gonzalez MA (2004) Genetic variation among seven strains of Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta) with industrial potential, based on RAPD banding patterns and on nuclear ITS rDNA sequences Aquaculture 233: 149-162.
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Park S, Lee Y & Jin ES (2013) Comparison of the responses of two Dunaliella strains, Dunaliella salina CCAP 19/18 and Dunaliella bardawil to light intensity with special emphasis on carotenogenesis. Algae 28: 203-211.
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Saha SK, Moane S & Murray P (2013) Effect of macro- and micro-nutrient limitation on superoxide dismutase activities and carotenoid levels in microalga Dunaliella salina CCAP 19/18. Bioresource Technology 147: 23-28.
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Assuncao P, Jaen-Molina R, Caujape-Castells J, Wolf M, Buchheim MA, de la Jara A, Freijanes K, Carmona L & Mendoza H (2013) Phylogenetic analysis of ITS2 sequences suggests the taxonomic re-structuring of Dunaliella viridis (Chlorophyceae, Dunaliellales). Phycological Research 61: 81-88.
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Assuncao P, Jaen-Molina R, Caujape-Castells J, de la Jara A, Carmona L, Freijanes K & Mendoza H (2012) Molecular taxonomy of Dunaliella (Chlorophyceae), with a special focus on D. salina: ITS2 sequences revisited with an extensive geographical sampling. Aquatic Biosystems 8: 2.
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Liu J & Bangert K (2014) Effect of nitrogen source in low-cost media on biomass and lipid productivity of Nannochloropsis salina for large-scale biodiesel production. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy -: -.
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Fachet M, Flassig RJ, Rihko-Struckmann L & Sundmacher K (2014) A dynamic growth model of Dunaliella salina: Parameter identification and profile likelihood analysis. Bioresource Technology 173: 21-31.
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AF546097 (ITS)
AF546098 (ITS2)
GQ250045 (Other)
GQ250046 (Other)
EF473745 (SSU (18S))
EF682843 (SSU (18S))
EF473746 (SSU (18S) - LSU (28S)

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Catalogue updated: 27 March 2015