Strain number NIES-1711  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kin Okinawa Japan (2000-03-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi; Kaneko, Daisuke (2001-10-**)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  14-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information rbcL ( AB246190 ) , mat3 ( AB771929 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Isogamy ; Mating type (+) ; Crosses with NIES-1710 ; F3 strain (NIES-2863)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Kaneko4  
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

Hamaji, T., Ferris, J. P., Nishii, I., Nishimura, Y., Nozaki, H. 2013 Distribution of the sex-determining geneMID and molecular correspondence of mating types within the isogamous genus Gonium (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). PLoS One, 8, e64385 (article ID).
Strain(s): 6526536546558518521038103917081710171124552457 
PubMed: 23696888
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064385

Hiraide, R., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hamaji, T ., Matsuzaki, R., Kawafune, K., Abe, J., Sekimoto, H., Umen, J., Nozaki, H. 2013 The evolution of male–female sexual dimorphism predates the gender-based divergence of the mating locus gene MAT3/RB. Mol. Biol. Evol., 30, 1038-1040.
Keywords: gender-based divergence; gene conversion; male–female sexual dimorphism; MAT3/RB, mating type locus; volvocine algae
Strain(s): 7227338661710171117121859186139854018 
PubMed: 23364323
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/mst018

Mogi, Y., Hamaji, T., Suzuki, M., Ferris, P., Mori, T., Kabeya, Y., Miyagishima, S., Nozaki, H. 2012 Evidence for tubular mating structures induced in each mating type of heterothallic Gonium pectorale (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). J. Phycol., 48, 670-674.
Keywords: bilateral mating papilla; Chlorophyta; Gonium pectorale; isogamete; mating type; sexual reproduction; tubular mating structure; Volvocales
Strain(s): 17101711 
PubMed: 27011083
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01149.x

Hamaji, T., Ferris, P. J., Coleman, A.W., Waffenschmidt, S., Takahashi, F., Nishii, I., Nozaki, H. 2008 Identification of the minus-dominance gene ortholog in the mating-type locus of Gonium pectorale. Genetics, 178, 283-294.
Strain(s): 17101711 
PubMed: 18202374
DOI: 10.1534/genetics.107.078618

Yamada, T., Nakada, T., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2006 Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Gonium multicoccum (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) newly found in Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 81, 139-147.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Gonium multicoccum; ITS2; rbcL; Volvocales
Strain(s): 103817071708170917111713 

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