Strain Information: 978/8

Division/Phylum: Cryptophyta    Class: Cryptophyceae    Order: Pyrenomonadales


Chroomonas placoidea Butcher ex Novarino & Lucas (1993)

CCAP 978/8
Isolator: Butcher (1959)
Origin: Marine; Yorkshire, England, UK
Culture: Medium MASM; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Orig. desig. YKD1.BC 24/6; TYPE CULTURE;
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References [5]   EMBL Links
Lovejoy C, Bowman JP & Hallegraeff GM (1998) Algicidal effects of a novel marine Pseudoalteromonas isolate (class Proteobacteria, gamma subdivision) on harmful algal bloom species of the genera Chattonella, Gymnodinium and Heterosigma. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64(8): 2806-2813.
DOI: none

Day JG (1998) Cryo-conservation of microalgae and cyanobacteria. CryoLetters S1: 7-14.
DOI: none

Hoef-Emden K (2008) Molecular phylogeny of phycocyanin-containing cryptophytes: Evolution of biliproteins and geographical distribution. Journal of Phycology 44: 985-993.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2008.00530.x

Beaton MJ & Cavalier-Smith T (1999) Eukaryotic non-coding DNA is functional: Evidence from the differential scaling of cryptomonad genomes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 266: 2053-2059.
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.1999.0886

Hoef-Emden K (2014) Osmotolerance in the Crpytophyceae: Jacks-of-all-trades in the Chroomonas clade. Protist 165: 123-143.
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2014.01.001

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Catalogue updated: 22 May 2015