Strain number NIES-68  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Closterium peracerosum-strigosum-littorale complex  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Damchan Nepal (1965-11-05)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pool soil)  
History < Ichimura, Terunobu  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ichimura, Terunobu (-----)  
Identified by Ichimura, Terunobu  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  15 (20) C
Light intensity:  7-14 (10-17) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (21 D)  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB363692 ) , 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB625555 ) , CpCAB1 ( AB363403 ) , CpHSP70 ( AB363402 ) , CpMADS1 mRNA ( AB091476 ) , CpPI mRNA ( AB012698 ) , ESTs(cDNA) ( AU294770-AU295959 ) , chloroplast phosphoribulokinas ( AB650527 )  
Cell size (min - max) 90 - 110 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Heterothallic: Mating type (−) ; Mating group I B  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : N-31-24  
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