Strain number NIES-880  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Vitreochlamys gloeocystiformis (Dill) Nakazawa  
Synonym Chlamydomonas gloeocystiformis O.Dill; Sphaerellopsis gloeocystiformi (O.Dill) Gerloff 1940; Chlamydomonas lismorensis var. ovata Playfair 1917  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Altglobsow Brandenburg Germany (1997-08-04)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (1997-08-05)  
Identified by Nakazawa, Atsushi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  70 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086343 ) , rbcL ( AB050485 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular: Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 970805-U-4  
Remarks axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Sausen, N., Malavasi, V., Melkonian, M. 2018 Molecular phylogeny, systematics and revision of the type species of Lobomonas, L. francei,(Volvocales, Chlorophyta) and closely related taxa. J. Phycol., 54, 198-214.
Keywords: crystalline glycoprotein lattice; CWClade; ITS2; L. panduriformis; rbcL; Reinhardtinia; scanning electron microscopy; SSU nrRNA
Strain(s): 25741845647454156657766673587988088288313621708185825673923 
PubMed: 29278416
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12615

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

Nakazawa, A., Krienitz, L., Nozaki, H. 2001 Taxonomy of the unicellular green algal genus Vitreochlamys (Volvocales), based on comparative morphology of cultured material. Eur. J. Phycol., 36, 113-128.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; comparative morphology; rbcL (large subunit of Rubisco, ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase); Sphaerellopsis; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Vitreochlamys; Vitreochlamys pinguis; Volvocales
Strain(s): 875876877878879880881882883 
DOI: 10.1017/S0967026201003183

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