Strain number NIES-836  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Botryococcus braunii Kützing  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Imuta-ike Pond Kagoshima Japan (1997-06-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Mori, Fumi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Mori, Fumi (1997-06-18)  
Identified by Mori, Fumi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB780364 JQ941954 ) , rbcL ( JQ941955 )  
Cell size (min - max) 7 - 11 μm  
Characteristics Autotrophic ; Carbohydrate production (Race B)  
Other strain no.  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Very slow growth 

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