Strain number NIES-875  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Vitreochlamys aulata (Pascher) Batko  
Synonym Chlamydomonas aulata Pascher; Sphaerellopsis aulata (Pascher) Gerloff 1940  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Tanazawa paddy field Atsugi Kanagawa Japan (1998-02-19)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.49952194702328 / 139.35001462697983 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nakazawa, Atsushi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nakazawa, Atsushi (1998-03-09)  
Identified by Nakazawa, Atsushi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  70 D  
Gene information atpB ( AB076121 ) , psaA ( AB076143 ) , psaB ( AB076158 ) , psbC ( AB076177 ) , rbcL ( AB050487 ) , rbcL-462 intron ( AB076097 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular: Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Spha-5/1998-3-9  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

Nozaki, H., Onishi, K., Morita, E. 2002 Differences in pyrenoid morphology are correlated with differences in the rbcL genes of members of the Chloromonas lineage (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Mol. Evol., 55, 414-430.
Keywords: ATP synthase β-subunit (atpB) gene; Chloromonas; gene evolution; large subunit of Rubisco (rbcL) gene; morphological evolution; P700 chlorophyll a-apoprotein A2 (psaB) gene; pyrenoid; Volvocales
Strain(s): 96123144213418421425428432439446447456474522564566567569571574582653732851858861875882883968 
PubMed: 12355262
DOI: 10.1007/s00239-002-2338-9

Nozaki, H., Takahara, M., Nakazawa, A., Kita, Y., Yamada, T., Takano, H., Kawano, S., Kato, M. 2002 Evolution of rbcL group IA introns and intron open reading frames within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 23, 326-338.
Strain(s): 289418582654857875883891892 
PubMed: 12099791
DOI: 10.1016/S1055-7903(02)00030-1

Nakazawa, A., Krienitz, L., Nozaki, H. 2001 Taxonomy of the unicellular green algal genus Vitreochlamys (Volvocales), based on comparative morphology of cultured material. Eur. J. Phycol., 36, 113-128.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; comparative morphology; rbcL (large subunit of Rubisco, ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase); Sphaerellopsis; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Vitreochlamys; Vitreochlamys pinguis; Volvocales
Strain(s): 875876877878879880881882883 
DOI: 10.1017/S0967026201003183

Nakazawa, A., Nozaki, H. 2000 Morphology and asexual reproduction of Vitreochlamys aulata (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Jpn. Bot., 75, 42-46.
Keywords: asexual reproduction; Chlorophyceae; morphology; Sphaerellopsis; Vitreochlamys aulata
Strain(s): 875 

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