Strain number NIES-3987  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox ferrisii Isaka, Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Takayama-cho, Ikoma Nara Japan (2012-03-15)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.731949 / 135.731168 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Matsuzaki, Ryo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Matsuzaki, Ryo (2012-04-13)  
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 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC185089 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( LC185089 ) , rbcL ( LC191324 ) , psbC ( LC191334 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Ax04-413  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Nozaki, H., Ueki, N., Isaka, N., Saigo, T., Yamamoto, K., Matsuzaki, R., Takahashi, F., Wakabayashi, K-I., Kawachi, M. 2016 A new morphological type of Volvox from japanese large lakes and recent divergence of this type and V. ferrisii in two different freshwater habitats. PLoS One, 11, e0167148 (article ID).
Strain(s): 273627373987398840214022402340244025402640274028 
PubMed: 27880842
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167148

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