Strain number NIES-2170  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Chlorella vulgaris Beijerinck  
Former name Chlorella ellipsoidea Gerneck  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Sendai Miyagi Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Tokugawa Institute for Biological Research;  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by Takeda, H.; Kessler, E.; Confirmed at NIES by DNA sequencing  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Plastid DNA ( AB001684 ) , 16S rRNA ( AF350259 AF350260 AJ242748 AJ242753 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB178085 AJ242757 AB488580 ) , CvFAD2 mRNA ( AB075526 ) , CvFAD3 mRNA ( AB075527 ) , G6PDH mRNA ( AB085846 ) , HiC6 mRNA ( U38231 ) , HiC12 mRNA ( AB035642 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Starch production (Hirokawa, T. et al. 1982) ; Genome decoded strain (Wakasugi, T. et al. 1997)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-27
Other strain no. : Tamiya strain  
Remarks Cryopreserved 

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