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Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco 1905

Publication details
Dunaliella salina (Dunal) Teodoresco 1905: 230, figs 1-5; pls 8-9 [in part]

Published in: Teodoresco, E.C. (1905). Organisation et développement du Dunaliella, nouveau genre de Volvocacée - Polyblepharidée. Beihefte zum Botanischen Centralblatt 18(Abt. 1): 215-232.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dunaliella.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Protococcus salinus Dunal

Type information
Type locality: France: Bagnas de Villeneuve (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Dunal; (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), saline (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Haematococcus salinus Dunal 1837
Monas dunalii Joly 1840
Diselmis dunalii (Joly) Dujardin 1841
Chlamydomonas dunalii (Joly) F.J.Cohn 1865
Dunaliella bardawil Ben-Amotz & Avron 1982

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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Key references
Borowitzka, M.J. & Siva, C.J. (2007). The taxonomy of the genus Dunaliella (Chlorophyta, Dunaliellales) with emphasis on the marine and halophilic species. Journal of Applied Phycology 19: 567-590.

Chrétiennot-Dinet, M.-J. (1990). Atlas du phytoplancton marin. Volume III: Chlorarachnophycées, Chlorophycées, Chrysophycées, Cryptophycées, Euglénophycées, Eustigmatophycées, Prasinophycées, Prymnesiophycées, Rhodophycées et Tribophycées Avec la collaboration de Chantal Billard et Alain Sournia. pp. [1]-261. Paris: Éditions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 15, quai Anatole France - 75700 Paris.

Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: [i]-vii, 1-276.

González, M.A., Coleman, A.W., Gómez, P.I. & Montoya, R. (2001). Phylogenetic relationship among various strains of Dunaliella (Chlorophyceae) based on nuclear ITS rDNA sequences. Journal of Phycology 37: 604-611.

Henley, W.J., Cobbs, M., Novoveská, L. & Buchheim, M.A. (2018). Phylogenetic analyses of Dunaliella (Chlorophyta) emphasizing new benthic and supralittoral isolates from Great Salt Lake. Journal of Phycology 54(4): 483-493.

Massjuk, N.P. & Lilitska, G.G. (2011). Dunaliellales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 152-157. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Throndsen, J. (1996). The planktonic marine flagellates. In: Identifying marine phytoplankton. (Tomas, C.R. Eds), pp. 591-730. San Diego: Academic Press.

Zhao, R., Cao, Y., Xu, H., Lv, L., Qiao, D. & Cao, Y. (2011). Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the green alga Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1454-1460.

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Abu-Ghosh, S., Fixler, D., Dubinsky, Z., Solovchenko, A, Zigman, M., Yehoshua, Y. & Iluz, D. (2015). Flashing light enhancement of photosynthesis and growth occurs when photochemistry and photoprotecton are balanced in Dunaliella salina. European Journal of Phycology 50(4): 469-480.
Booth, W.A. & Beardall, J. (1991). Effects of salinity on inorganic carbon utilization and carbonic anhydrase activity in the halotolerant alga Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 30: 220-225, 3 figs, 1 table.
Borowitzka, L. J., Borowitzka, M. A. & Moulton, T. P. (1984). The mass culture of Dunaliella salina for fine chemicals: from laboratory to pilot plant. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 11: 115-121.
Borowitzka, M.A. & Huisman, J.M. (1993). The ecology of Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyceae, Volvocales): effect of environmental conditions on aplanospore formation. Botanica Marina 36: 233-243, 7 figs, 5 tables.
Coesel, S.N., Teles, L.M., Baumgartner, A.C., Henriques, N.M., Cancela, L. & Varela, J.C. (2008). Nutrient limitation is the main regulatory factor for massive beta-carotene accumulation and for Psy and Pds transcript levels in Dunaliella salina exposed to light and salt stress. Marine Biotechnology 10: 602-611.
Einspahr, K.J., Maeda, M. & Thompson, G.A., Jr (1988). Concurrent changes in Dunaliella salina ultrastructure and membrane phospholipid metabolism after hyperosmotic shock. Journal of Cell Biology 107: 529-538.
Farhat, N., Rabhi, M., Falleh, H., Jouini, J., Abdelly, C. & Smaoui, A. (2011). Optimization of salt concentrations for a higher carotenoid production in Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1072-1077.
Fazeli, M.R., Tofighi, H., Madadkar-Sobhani, A., Shahverdi, A.R., Nejad-Sattari, T., Mirzaie, S. & Jamalifar, H. (2009). Nicotine inhibition of lycopene cyclase enhances accumulation of carotenoid intermediates by Dunaliella salina CCAP 19/18. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 215-220, 4 figs, 1 table.
García-González, M., Moreno, J., Cañabate, J.P., Anguis, V., Prieto, A., Manzano, C., Florencio, F.J. & Guerrero, M.G. (2003). Conditions for open-air outdoor culture of Dunaliella salina in southern Spain. J. Appl. Phycol 15: 177-184.
Giordano, M. (1997). Adaptation of Dunaliella salina (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) to growth on NH4+ as the sole nitrogen source. Phycologia 36: 345-350, 2 figs, 4 tables.
Giordano, M., Bargnesi, F., Mariani, P. & Ratti, S. (2014). Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyceae) affects the quality of NaCl crystals. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(3): 285-302.
Giordano, M., Davis, J.S. & Bowes, G. (1994). Organic carbon release by Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta) under different growth conditions of CO2, nitrogen, and salinity. Journal of Phycology 30: 249-257, 4 figs, 5 tables.
Katz, A., Bental, M., Degani, H. & Avron, M. (1991). In vivo pH Regulation by a Na+/H+ antiporter in the halotolerant alga Dunaliella salina. Plant Physiol 96(1): 110-115.
Leonardi, P.I. & Cáceres, E.J. (1994). Comparative analysis of the fine structure of young and adult individuals of Dunaliella salina (Polyblepharidaceae, Chlorophyceae) with emphasis on the flagellar apparatus. Journal of Phycology 30: 642-653, 46 figs, 1 table.
Los, D.A., Zachleder, V., Kuptsova, E.S., Ksenofontov, A.L., Markelova, A.G., Shapiguzov, Y.M. & Semenenko, V.E. (1990). Effect of the spectral composition of light on replication of chloroplast DNA and division of chloroplast nucleoids in the green alga Dunaliella salina. Sov Plant Physiol-Engl Tr 37(6): 791-798.
Lv, H., Wang, Q.-e., Qi. C., Liu, C., Xiao, Y. & Jia, S. (2020). Physiological and metabolic responses of a novel Dunaliella salina strain to myo-inositol. Journal of Phycology 56(3): 687-698.
Mansouri, H. & Nezhad, F.S. (2021). Changes in growth and biochemical parameters in Dunaliella salina (Dunaliellaceae) in response to auxin and gibberellin under colchicine-induced polyploidy. Japanese Journal of Phycology 57(4): 1284-1294.
Mendoza, H., Martel, A., Jiménez del Río, M. & García Reina, G. (1999). Oleic acid is the main fatty acid related with carotenogenesis in Dunaliella salina. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 16: 529-533.
Mendoza, H.; Freijanes, K.; Carmona, L.; Ramos, A.; Duarte, V.; Varela, J. & de la Jara, A. (2008). Characterization of Dunaliella salina strains by flow cytometry: a new technique to select beta-carotene hyperproducing strains. Electronic Journal of Biotechnology 11: 1-13.
Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2011). Antioxidant response of the microalga Dunaliella salina under salt stress. Botanica Marina 54(2): 195-199.
Mishra, A. & Jha, B. (2011). Cloning differentially expressed salt induced cDNAs from Dunaliella salina under super saturated salt stress using subtractive hybridization. Botaanica Marina 54(2): 189-193.
Mishra, A., Mandoli, A. & Jha, B. (2008). Physiological characterization and stress-induced metabolic responses of Dunaliella salina isolated from salt pan. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 35: 1093-1101.
Mortain-Bertrand, A., Etchart, F. & de Boucaud, M.-T. (1996). A method for the cryoconservation of Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyceae): effect of glycerol and cold adaptation. Journal of Phycology 32: 346-352, 3 figs, 1 table.
Orset, S. & Young, A.J. (1999). Low-temperature-induced synthesis of a-carotene in the microalga Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35: 520-527, 8 figs, 1 table.
Park, S., Lee, Y. & Jin, E.S. (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. An International Journal of Algal Research 28(2): 203-211.
Ruan, K., Duan, J., Bai, F., Lemaire, M., Ma, X. & Bai, L. (2009). Function of Dunaliella salina (Dunaliellaceae) enolase and its expression during stress. European Journal of Phycology 44(2): 207-214, 6 figs, 1 table.
Rudic, V.F., Gramma, S.V. & Gulya, A.P. (1999). Influence of coordination metal compounds on productivity and biochemical composition of Dunaliella salina Teod. International Journal on Algae 1(1): 73-84, 3 tables.
Sadka, A., Himmelhoch, S. & Zamir, A. (1991). A 150 kilodalton cell surface protein is induced by salt in the halotolerant green alga Dunaliella salina. Plant Physiol 95(3): 822-831.
Shan, L., Xiao-Ning, Z., Peng-Yun, L., Zhi-Li, L. & Zhong-Hao, X. (1996). Note: A salt-induced chloroplast protein in Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 32: 983-986, 4 figs.
Singh, P., Khadim, R., Singh, A.K., Singh, U., Maurya, P., Tiwari, A. & Asthana, P.K. (2018). Biochemical and physiological characterization of halotolerant Dunaliella salina isolated from hypersaline Sambhar Lake, India. Journal of Phycology 55(1): 60-73.
Smith, B.M., Morrisey, P.J., Guenther, J.E., Nemson, J.A., Harrison, M.A., Allen, J.F. & Melis, A. (1990). Response of the photosynthetic apparatus in Dunaliella salina (green algae) to irradiance stress. Plant Physiol 93: 1433-1440.
Wada, M., Hirokawa, A., Fukumoto, R. & Shono, M. (1996). Analysis of the expression of genes for P-type ATPase in the halotolerant alga Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 32: 868-872, 3 figs, 1 table.
Zhang, X.Q., Dubacq, J.-P. & Alfsen, A. (1993). Biochemical and cytological evidence for the stimulation of clathrin-coated pit (vesicle) formation by exogenous folic acid in Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 29: 203 -209, 4 figs.
Zhao, R., Cao, Y., Xu, H., Lv, L., Qiao, D. & Cao, Y. (2011). Analysis of expressed sequence tags from the green alga Dunaliella salina (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1454-1460.

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