Strain number NIES-639  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Characium angustum A.Braun  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kinu River Tochigi Japan (1987-08-16)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (River water)  
History < Kasai, Fumie  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kasai, Fumie (1987-09-17)  
Identified by Kasai, Fumie  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Non-axenic[2017 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  9-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 7 - 69 μm  
Characteristics DNA sequencing indicates close relationship to Lobocharacium.  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : AK-5-2  

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