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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GQ250046 (Genome-Plastid)
AF546097 (ITS)
KJ094622 (ITS)
AF546098 (ITS2)
GQ250045 (Other)
EF473745 (SSU (18S))
EF682843 (SSU (18S))
EF473746 (SSU (18S) - LSU (28S)

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016