Isolates labelled "Peridinium", usually of photosynthetic species, may be obtained from:

CCMP: Provasoli-Guillard Culture Center for Marine Phytoplankton, West Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA (direct link to strain data)

NIES: Microbial Culture Collection, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan

UTEX: Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas, Austin, TX (direct link to strain data)

Most available strains are not axenic. With the exception of a few "weedy" isolates that grow well, and hence are the ones used in most of the experimental research, "Peridinium" cultures are difficult to maintain.

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