Strain number NIES-694  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox aureus Ehrenberg  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Kyoto University Kyoto Japan (1983-10-04)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Stream water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (1983-12-02)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  28-32 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 200 - 400 μm  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Other water bloom ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-600
Other strain no. : 31202-2-9  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
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