Strain number NIES-1713  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kitahiroshima Hokkaido Japan (2004-03-27)  
Latitude / Longitude 42.98 / 141.58 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamada, Toshihiro (2004-05-17)  
Identified by Yamada, Toshihiro  
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 ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB520751 ) , rbcL ( AB246189 )  
Cell size (min - max) 10 - 14 μm  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Isogamy ; Mating type (−) ; Crosses with NIES-1712  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Kita.Goni.3  
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

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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