Growth Conditions

Adapted from: Karas et al. (2015) Designer diatom episomes delivered by bacterial conjugation. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms7925

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Strains

Current Strains

 

  • Axenic strain: (Hustedt) Hasle et Heimdal (clone CCMP 1335) from the  National Center for Marine Algae and microbiota, Maine, USA

 

Available Here

  • Silicanin-1 Knockout Mutant: reduced robustness of silica wall with normal growth

 

 

 

From: Control of biosilica morphology and mechanical performance by the conserved diatom gene Silicanin-. (2019) https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-019-0436-0.
 

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