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Strain number NIES-446  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chlamydomonas tetragama (Bohlin) Ettl  
Synonym  
Former name Chlorogonium metamorphum Skuja  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Tsuchiura Ibaraki Japan (1985-04-13)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.081096 / 140.16337 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (1985-04-13)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2014 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information atpB ( AB084319 ) , psaB ( AB084357 ) , rbcL ( AJ001880 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB007370 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 19 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain, Neotype  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 413D4-4  
Remarks  
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Reference
Munakata, H., Nakada, T., Nakahigashi, K., Nozaki, H., Tomita, M. 2016 Phylogenetic position and molecular chronology of a colonial green flagellate, Stephanosphaera pluvialis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), among unicellular algae. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 63, 340-348.
Keywords: Balticola; coloniality; divergence time; evolution; molecular phylogeny
Strain(s): 123144421428432439446567569571656861887968104822932564 
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12283

Luo, W., Kotut, K., Krienits, L. 2013 Hidden diversity of eukaryotic plankton in the soda lake Nakuru, Kenya, during a phase of low salinity revealed by a SSU rRNA gene clone library. Hydrobiologia, 702, 95-103.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; clone library; lake Nakuru; lesser flamingo; phytoflagellates; Soda lakes; SSU rRNA
Strain(s): 4461360 
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-012-1310-y

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Nozaki, H., Onishi, K., Morita, E. 2002 Differences in pyrenoid morphology are correlated with differences in the rbcL genes of members of the Chloromonas lineage (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Mol. Evol., 55, 414-430.
Keywords: ATP synthase β-subunit (atpB) gene; Chloromonas; gene evolution; large subunit of Rubisco (rbcL) gene; morphological evolution; P700 chlorophyll a-apoprotein A2 (psaB) gene; pyrenoid; Volvocales
Strain(s): 96123144213418421425428432439446447456474522564566567569571574582653732851858861875882883968 

Hepperle, D., Nozaki, H., Hohenberger, S., Huss, V. A. R., Morita, E., Krienitz, L. 1998 Phylogenetic position of the Phacotaceae within the Chlamydophyceae as revealed by analysis of 18S rDNA and rbcL sequences. J. Mol. Evol., 47, 420-430.
Keywords: Phacotaceae; Volvocales; 18S rDNA phylogeny; lorica-bearing flagellates; green algae
Strain(s): 446858859861862 
DOI: 10.1007/PL00006399

Nozaki, H., Ohta, N., Morita, E., Watanabe, M. M. 1998 Toward a natural system of species in Chlorogonium (Volvocales, Chlorophyta): a combined analysis of morphological and rbcL gene sequence data. J. Phycol., 34, 1024-1037.
Keywords: Chlorogonium; Chlorogonium kasakii sp. nov.; Chlorophyta; molecular phylogeny; monophyletic species; morphology; natural systematics; rbcL gene; species taxonomy; Volvocales
Strain(s): 123439446692742743744745746747748749750751752753754755756757758759760761 

Uchida, H., Kitae, K., Tomizawa, K., Yokota, A. 1998 Comparison of the nucleotide sequence and secondary structure of the 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene of Chlamydomonas tetragama with those of green algae. DNA Seq., 8, 403-408.
Keywords: 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene; Chlamydomonas
Strain(s): 446 

Nozaki, H., Aizawa, K., Watanabe, M. M. 1996 Re-examination of two NIES strains labeled Chlorogonium metamorphum (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) from Japan. Nova Hedwigia Beiheft, 112, 483-490.
Keywords: Chlorogonium; Chlorophyta; morphology; neotype strain; species identification; Volvocales
Strain(s): 123446 

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