Strain number NIES-3749  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Pascherina tetras (Korshikov) P.C.Silva  
Synonym Pascheriella tetras Korshikov 1928; Archiv fur Protistenkunde:232  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kawagoe Saitama Japan (2011-02-24)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.92138888 / 139.51416666 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Matsuzaki, Ryo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Matsuzaki, Ryo (2011-02-24)  
Identified by Sugasawa, Mizuho; Matsuzaki, Ryo; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  60 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC053638 ) , rbcL ( LC053639 ) , psaB ( LC053640 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Isa28  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Sugasawa, M., Matsuzaki, R., Arakaki, Y., Nozaki, H. 2015 Morphology and phylogenetic position of a rare four-celled green alga, Pascherina tetras (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), based on cultured material. Phycologia, 54, 342-348.
Keywords: Culture strain; Molecular phylogeny; Morphology; Multicellularity; Spondylomoraceae; Ultrastructure
Strain(s): 37493750 
DOI: 10.2216/15-27.1

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