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Strain number NIES-1331  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Asterococcus superbus (Cienkowski) Scherffel  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Tamiyaji-ohike Pond Mie Japan (2000-09-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Nakazawa, Atsushi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nakazawa, Atsushi (2000-09-**)  
Identified by Nakazawa, Atsushi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information rbcL ( AB175937 AB175938 AB175939 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Autotrophic ; Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Asteroco-4  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 243671155160203233246329333391405417440487503529531538548553587597678727805843859931995100310121015101710311044104512591326133113771382138814111435143914401441144214581728182618311833184018461862186519562131214421462147215021752176218522682325234123522377241124122437285428552856285828592860 
DOI: 10.1016/10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Nakazawa, A., Nishii, I. 2012 Amidic and acetonic cryoprotectants improve cryopreservation of volvocine green algae. CryoLetters, 33, 201-212.
Keywords: cryopreservation; dimethylformamide; hydroxyacetone; Volvocaceae; Volvox; Chlamydomonas
Strain(s): 4184685455645747177217287297307311331136117102236 

Nakazawa, A., Yamada, T., Nozaki, H. 2004 Taxonomic study of Asterococcus (Chlorophyceae) based on comparative morphology and rbcL gene sequences. Phycologia, 43, 711-721.
Strain(s): 1331 

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