Strain number NIES-887  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Pandorina morum (O.F.Müller) Bory  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Tulare County California USA (1951-02-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) (Soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Coleman, A. W.  
Identified by Coleman, A. W.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC066325 ) , atpB ( AB044179 ) , psaA ( AB044230 ) , psaB ( AB044455 ) , rbcL ( AB044166 ) , psbC ( AB044509 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Isogamy  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 880
 
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Munakata, H., Nakada, T., Nakahigashi, K., Nozaki, H., Tomita, M. 2016 Phylogenetic position and molecular chronology of a colonial green flagellate, Stephanosphaera pluvialis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), among unicellular algae. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 63, 340-348.
Keywords: Balticola; coloniality; divergence time; evolution; molecular phylogeny
Strain(s): 12314442142843243944656756957165686188796810482293256441244125 
PubMed: 26595722
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12283

Nozaki, H., Misawa, K., Kajita, T., Kato, M., Nohara, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Origin and evolution of the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae) as inferred from multiple, chloroplast gene sequences. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 17, 256-268.
Strain(s): 418456460474541545564566569571572574577582653654666720721722724725727728730731732734735736737851854872882884886887888889890893895896898 
PubMed: 11083939
DOI: 10.1006/mpev.2000.0831

Coleman, A. W. 1959 Sexual isolation in Pandorina morum. J. Protozool., 6, 249-264.
Strain(s): 886887 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.1959.tb04366.x

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