Strain number NIES-2280  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Tetradesmus obliquus (Turpin) Kützing  
Former name Scenedesmus obliquus (Turpin) Kützing  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Tsuzuki, Mikio (1988) < Oh-Hama, Takeshi < Senger, H. (1965) < Bishop, N. < Gaffron, H.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Gaffron, H.  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2013 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3-5 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  4 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 5 - 10 μm  
Characteristics Starch production (Miyachi, S. et al. 1986)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-538
Other strain no. : Gaffron D-3  
Shen, X.-F., Liu, J.-J., Chu, F.-F., Lam, P.K.S., Zeng, R.J. 2015 Enhancement of FAME productivity of Scenedesmus obliquus by combining nitrogen deficiency with sufficient phosphorus supply in heterotrophic cultivation. Appl. Energy, 158, 348-354.
Keywords: Scenedesmus obliquus; Heterotrophic cultivation; Acetate; Nitrogen deficiency; Phosphorus; Biodiesel productivity
Strain(s): 2280 
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.08.057

Shimonaga, T., Konishi, M., Oyama, Y., Fujiwara, S., Satoh, A., Fujita, N., Colleoni, C., Buléon, A., Putaux, J.-L., Ball, S. G., Yokoyma, A., Hara, Y., Nakamura, Y., Tsuzuki, M. 2008 Variation in Storage α-polyglucans of the Porphyridiales (Rhodophyta). Plant Cell Physiol., 49, 103-116.
Keywords: Amylose; Floridean starch; Glycogen; Porphyridiales; Rhodophyta; Semi-amylopection
Strain(s): 181445305512138216022582280 

Kotzabasis, K., Schuering, M., Senger, H. 1989 Occurrence of protochlorophyll and its phototransformation to chlorophyll in mutant C-2A' of Scenedesmus obliquus. Physiol. Plant., 75, 221-226.
Keywords: green algae; phototransformation; protochlorophyllide; protochlorophyllide reductase; Scenedesmus obliquus
Strain(s): 2280 

Miyachi, S., Tsuzuki, M., Maruyama, I., Ganter, M., Miyachi, S. 1986 Effects of CO2 concentration during growth on the intracellular structure of Chlorella and Scenedesmus (Chlorophyta). J. Phycol., 22, 313-319.
Keywords: Chlorella; CO2 concentration; electron microscopy; pyrenoid starch; Scenedesmus
Strain(s): 68721572160217021732280 

Oh-hama, T., Siebelt, F., Furihata, K., Seto, H., Miyachi, S., Ohmori, K. 1986 31P-NMR studies on inorganic polyphosphates in microalgae. J. Phycol., 22, 485-490.
Keywords: Anabaena cylindrica; Chlorella vulgaris 11h; inorganic polyphosphate; 13P nuclear magnetic resonance of algae
Strain(s): 2280 

Oh-hama, T., Seto, H., Miyachi, S. 1985 13C-Nuclear magnetic resonance studies of the biosynthesis of 5-aminolevulinic acid destined for chlorophyll formation in dark-grown Scenedesmus obliquus. Plant Sci., 42, 153-158.
Keywords: biosynthesis of 5-aminolevulinic acid; chlorophyll biosynthesis; 13C-nuclear magnetic resonance; Scenedesmus obliquus
Strain(s): 2280 

Tsuzuki, M., Shimamoto, T., Yang, S. Y., Miyachi, S. 1984 Diversity in intracellular locality, nature, and function of carbonic anhydrase in verious plants. Ann. NY Acad. Sci., 429, 238-240.
Strain(s): 6872160216121622170217322352280 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1984.tb12341.x

Oh-hama, T., Seto, H., Otake, N., Miyachi, S. 1983 13C-NMR spectra of chlorophylls a and b in green algae biosynthetically enriched with [1-13C] glutamate. FEBS Lett., 153, 404-408.
Keywords: 5-aminolevulinic acid; chlorophyll a; chlorophyll b; 13C-NMR; [1-13C]glutamic acid; Scenedesmus obliquus
Strain(s): 2280 

Oh-hama, T., Seto, H., Otake, N., Miyachi, S. 1982 13C-NMR evidence for the pathway of chlorophyll biosynthesis in algae. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 105, 647-652.
Strain(s): 2280 

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