Strain number NIES-3646  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Closterium moniliferum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Kisami, Shimoda Shizuoka Japan (2009-06-08)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.66555555 / 138.91222222 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Tsuchikane, Yuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tsuchikane, Yuki (2009-06-**)  
Identified by Tsuchikane, Yuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  15-19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB914686 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB914685 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Parthenospore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : izu76-1  
Remarks Axenic 
Tsuchikane, Y., Nakai, A., Sekimoto, H. 2014 Detailed analyses on the parthenospore formation in Closterium moniliferum (Zygnematophyceae, Charophyta). Phycologia, 53, 571-578.
Keywords: Closteriu; Conjugation; Parthenospore; Pheromone; Sexual reproduction
Strain(s): 3646 
DOI: 10.2216/14-35R1.1

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