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Strain number NIES-96  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Desmodesmus sp.  
Former name Formerly identified as Scenedesmus quadricauda, re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Shoji Yamanashi Japan (1981-08-31)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.4890967699 / 138.608906585 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < TAC;  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki (-----)  
Identified by Re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  4-10 (15-19) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (14 D)  
Gene information atpB ( AB084305 ) , CO1 ( D63658 AB011524 ) , psaB ( AB084339 ) , rbcL ( AB084332 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 16 μm  
Organization Colonial 
Other strain no. Other strain no. : TAC 51-3B (TAN-51-3B)  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Nakajima, N., Teramoto, T., Kasai, F., Sano, T., Tamaoki, M., Aono, M., Kubo, A., Kamada, H., Azumi, Y., Saji, H. 2007 Glycosylation of bisphenol A by freshwater microalgae. Chemosphere, 69, 934-941.
Keywords: Metabolite; Glucoside; Galactoside; Endocrine disruptors
Strain(s): 359496151245424468763 
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.05.088

Oshimi, M., Fujimoto, N., Ohnishi, A., Suzuki, M., Akiba, M., Kunikane, S. 2005 Isolation of bacteria lysing musty odor producing alga Phormidium tenue and its lytic characteristics. J. Jpn. Soc. Wat. Environ., 28, 379-384 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: alga-lytic bacteria; musty odor; Phormidium tenue; Pseudomonas KA6
Strain(s): 96211227244298512817 

Furusato, E., Asaeda, T., Manatunge, J. 2004 Tolerance for prolonged darkness of three phytoplankton species, Microcystis aeruginosa (Cyanophyceae), Scenedesmus quadricauda (Chlorophyceae), and Melosira ambigua (Bacillariophyceae). Hydrobiologia, 527, 153-162.
Keywords: algal bloom; artificial circulation; community succession; darkness tolerance; phytoplankton
Strain(s): 96298 

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 

Furusato, E., Asaeda, T., Fukuwatari, T. 2001 Tolerance against prolonged darkness of three freshwater phytoplankton. J. Jpn. Soc. Wat. Environ., 24, 27-34 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: artificial circulation; phytoplankton; dark survival; community succession; Microcystis aeruginosa
Strain(s): 96298 

Nakai, S., Yamane, S., Hosomi, M. 2000 Algal growth inhibition effects of Myriophyllum spicatum-releasing four allelopathic polyphenols. J. Jpn. Soc. Wat. Environ., 23, 726-730 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: allelochemical; polyphenol; algae; concentration-dependent synergistic growth inhibition; autoxidation
Strain(s): 35718796489512 

Watanabe, K. I., Ehara, M., Inagaki, Y., Ohama, T. 1998 Distinctive origins of group I introns found in the COXI genes of three green algae. Gene, 213, 1-7.
Keywords: Group I intron; Chlorella vulgaris; Scenedesmus quadricauda; Protosiphon botryoides; cytochrome c oxidase subunit I; intron homing; frameshift
Strain(s): 96227 

Hayashi-Ishimaru, Y., Ohama, T., Kawatsu, Y., Nakamura, K., Osawa, S. 1996 UAG is a sense codon in several chlorophycean mitochondria. Curr. Genet., 30, 29-33.
Keywords: deviant genetic code; COXI; Chlorophyceaen mitochondria; release factor
Strain(s): 96209227415 

Yanagida, Y. 1992 An assay system for detecting the effects of weed killers, by using the green microalga Scenedesmus quadricauda [Bisyô ryokusô Scenedesmus quadricauda wo mochiita josôzai no eikyôhyôkahô nitsuite]. Report of Freshwater Fisheries Experiment Station Ibaraki Prefecture, No. 28, 124-127 (in Japanese without English title).
Strain(s): 96 

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