Strain number NIES-1861  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Yamagishiella unicocca (Rayburn & Starr) Nozaki  
Synonym Pandorina unicocca Rayburn & Starr  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Noumi Isl. Noumi, Etajima Hiroshima Japan (2004-08-18)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamada, Toshihiro (2004-09-29)  
Identified by Yamada, Toshihiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-13 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information mat3 ( AB771932 ) , Sc343 ( KU257986 ) , VARL domain protein ( KU257985 ) , rlsM ( KU257984 ) , rlsL ( KU257983 ) , rlsJ ( KU257982 ) , rlsI ( KU257981 ) , rlsH ( KU257980 ) , rlsF ( KU257979 ) , rlsE, HCP, rlsG ( KU257978 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan ; Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Isogamy ; Mating type (+) ; Crosses with NIES-1859, 1860 ; F2 strains (NIES-3982, 3983)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Hasu-4  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Grochau-Wright, Z. I., Hanschen, E. R., Ferris, P. J., Hamaji, T., Nozaki, H., Olson, B. J. S. C., Michod, R. E. 2017 Genetic basis for soma is present in undifferentiated volvocine green algae. J. Evol. Biol., 30, 1205–1218
Keywords: VARL domain; gene duplication; germ-soma differentiation; major transitions; multicellularity; volvocine algae
Strain(s): 1861 
PubMed: 28425150
DOI: 10.1111/jeb.13100

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

Yamada, T. K., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2008 A taxonomic study of Eudorina unicocca (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) and related species, based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Eur. J. Phycol., 43, 317-326.
Keywords: aplanosporic strain; Eudorina unicocca; Eudorina peripheralis stat. nov.; Chlorophyceae; molecular phylogeny; morphology; taxonomy; Volvocales; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 5786667177227237247257268708721855185618571858185918601861 
DOI: 10.1080/09670260701763484

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