Strain number NIES-3982  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Yamagishiella unicocca (Rayburn & Starr) Nozaki  
Synonym Pandorina unicocca Rayburn & Starr  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-1861 and NIES-1859  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  11 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BDSL00000000 ) , Mitochondrial DNA ( KY442293 ) , mating locus ( LC314412 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Genome decoded strain (Hamaji et al. 2018) ; backcross strain of NIES-1861 x F1 clone (NIES-1861 x 1859) ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous ; Mating type (+) ; Resting spore-forming ; MID gene (−)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2012-1026-YU-F2-6  
Remarks Non-axenic 
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Reference
Hamaji, T., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Uchimura, H., Suzuki, M., Noguchi, H., Minakuchi, Y., Toyoda, A., Fujiyama, A., Miyagishima, S., Umen, J. G., Nozaki, H. 2018 Anisogamy evolved with a reduced sexdetermining region in volvocine green algae. Communications Biology, 1, 17 (article ID).
Strain(s): 398239833984398540184100 
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-018-0019-5

Gaouda, H., Hamaji, T., Yamamoto, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Suzuki, M., Noguchi, H., Minakuchi, Y., Toyoda, A., Fujiyama, A., Nozaki, H., Smith, D. R. 2018 Exploring the limits and causes of plastid genome expansion in volvocine green algae. Genome Biol. Evol.,
Keywords: Eudorina; genome expansion; mutational hazard hypothesis; Volvox; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 378039823984 
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evy175

Hamaji, T., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Toyoda, A., Minakuchi, Y., Suzuki, M., Fujiyama, A., Nozaki, H., Smith, D. R. 2017 Multiple independent changes in mitochondrial genome conformation in chlamydomonadalean algae. Genome Biol. Evol., 9, 993-999.
Keywords: Eudorina; linear mitochondrial DNA; telomere; Volvox; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 39823984 
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evx060

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