Strain number NIES-3986  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox ferrisii Isaka, Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-2737  
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  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information MID , MID mRNA  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; F2 progeny of NIES-2737 ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2011-929-Vx2-F2-9  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
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, 12, e0180313 (article ID).
Strain(s): 378037823783378537863986 
PubMed: 28665990
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180313

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