Strain number NIES-3784  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox africanus G.S.West  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) ---- (----)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2014-11-28)  
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  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; F1 clone of NIES-3780 ; Homothallic ; Monoecious with male ; Oogamy  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : VO4-F1-1  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
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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