Strain number NIES-175  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Closterium navicula (Brébisson) Lütkemüller  
Synonym -----  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Chingkhola, Nepal (1965-11-18)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < IAM (1983);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ichimura, Terunobu (-----)  
Identified by Ichimura, Terunobu  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 (20) C
Light intensity:  4-8 (10-17) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (1 M)  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AF352232 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 38 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Homothallic  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-443 (=C-575)
Other strain no. : N-49-7  

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