Strain number NIES-3388  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Colemanosphaera charkowiensis (Korshikov) Nozaki et al.  
Synonym Pandorina charkowiensis Korshikov  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Isanuma Pond Kawagoe Saitama Japan (2013-06-15)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.92138888 / 139.51444444 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Ditch water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2013-06-15)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6VTAC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  20 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086350 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB905585 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Planktonic ; Dioecious ; Anisogamous ; Resting spore-forming ; Authentic strain, Epitype (Nakada et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2013-0615-IC-7  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

Nozaki, H., Yamada, K. T., Takahashi, F., Matsuzaki, R., Nakada, T. 2014 New "missing link" genus of the colonial volvocine green algae gives insights into the evolution of oogamy. BMC Evol. Biol., 14, 37 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3382338333843385338633873388 
PubMed: 24589311
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2148-14-37

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