Strain number NIES-96  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Desmodesmus sp.  
Former name Formerly identified as Scenedesmus quadricauda, re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Shoji Yamanashi Japan (1981-08-31)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.4890967699 / 138.608906585 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (-----)  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (15-19) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (14 D)  
Gene information atpB ( AB084305 ) , CO1 ( D63658 AB011524 ) , psaB ( AB084339 ) , rbcL ( AB084332 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 16 μm  
Organization Colonial 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 51-3B (TAN-51-3B)  
Remarks Cryopreserved 

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