Strain number NIES-3983  
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; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
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 ( BDSK00000000 ) , mating locus ( LC314413 ) , MTD1 ( LC314416 )  
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-F2-1  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
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

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