Strain number NIES-892  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox aureus Ehrenberg  
Synonym Janetosphaera aurea (Ehrenberg) W.R.Shaw 1922; Volvox minor F.Stein; Volvox dioica var. lismorensis Playfair; Volvox dioicus F.J.Cohn 1875; Volvox lismorensis Playfair 1915  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Sagami Kanagawa Japan (1999-06-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.6127439121 / 139.18283003 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (1999-06-01)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  15 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information atpB ( AB076105 ) , rbcL ( AB076086 ) , psaA ( AB076124 ) , psaB ( AB076146 ) , psbC ( AB076161 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Other water bloom ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 990601-IV-9  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
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., Ott, F. D., Coleman, A. W. 2006 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of two new species of Pleodorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae). J. Phycol., 42, 1072-1080.
Keywords: colonial Volvocales; molecular phylogeny; morphology; Pleodorina starrii sp. nov.; Pleodorina thompsonii sp. nov.; taxonomy
Strain(s): 456460541544577666720721722724725728730731732734735736863865866867868869872891892136241264127 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00255.x

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

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