Strain number NIES-3783  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox reticuliferus Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Biwa Oroshimo-cho, Kusatsu Shiga Japan (2013-07-03)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.073889 / 135.931944 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2013-07-03)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6/2AF-6/3  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12-23 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information ITS2 ( LC090162 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy ; Male ; F1 strains (NIES-3785, 3786)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2013-0703-VO3  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
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Reference
Yamamoto, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hamaji, T., Tsuchikane, Y., Mori, T., Takahashi, F., Sekimoto, H., Ferris, P. J., Nozaki, H. 2017 Molecular evolutionary analysis of a gender-limited MID ortholog from the homothallic species Volvox africanus with male and monoecious spheroids. PLoS One, e0180313 (article ID).
Strain(s): 378037823783378537863986 
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180313

Nozaki, H., Matsuzaki, R., Yamamoto, K., Kawachi, M., Takahashi, F. 2015 Delineating a new heterothallic species of Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) using new strains of “Volvox africanus”. PLoS One, 10, e0142632 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3780378137823783378437853786 
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142632

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