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Microchloropsis salina   (D.J.Hibbard) M.W.Fawley, I.Jameson & K.P.Fawley

Class: Eustigmatophyceae

Common Name chromists
Collection Site 55.75° N  4.96° W  
Skate Point, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland, United Kingdom (lat long approximate)
Ocean North Atlantic
Nearest Continent Europe
Collected By Droop,M
Collection Date 1965
Isolated By Droop,M
Isolation Date 1965
Identified By Hibberd,DJ
Deposited By Turner,M
Deposit Date 1997-09-25
Strain Synonyms CCAP 849/3
Is The Strain Currently Axenic? Yes
When Was It Last Tested? 2019-09-05
Other Information genus designation changed from Nannochloropsis to Microchloropsis per Fawley et. al., 2015; rock pool
Authentic/Type Strain No
Morphological Data
Attributes Algae, Marine, Robust, High Lipid
Additional Resources   
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Medium Used For Maintenance L1 - Si
Other Reported Growth Media f/2-Si, L1 - Si
Maintenance Temperature 20°C
Known Temperature Range 17 - 22°C
Cell Length (Min) 2
Cell Length (Max) 5
Cell Width (Min) 2
Cell Width (Max) 3

  • CCMP1777

  • CCMP1777


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CCMP1777 was cryopreserved on Oct 22 2009 using 5% MeOH as a cryoprotectant.

The time required to regrow this culture, prior shipping, is approximately 28 days. If interested, please contact the CCMP for the cryopreservation methods (freezing and/or thawing protocols).

Note that aquaculture strains are always maintained as actively growing cultures, even if also cryogenically stored. Therefore, aquaculture strains (see aquaculture express ordering on the CCMP home page) can be shipped immediately upon request.


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CCMP1777 Identify by gene sequencing analysis
CCMP1777 High-resolution royalty-free strain image
CCMP1777 Growth media (25 mL) for first transfer
CCMP1777 Starter Culture 2x15ml
CCMP1777 1L Mass Culture
CCMP1777 20L Harvested Cells
CCMP1777 DNA from 100mL Culture
CCMP1777 RNA from 500mL Culture

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