Strain number NIES-2159  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Parachlorella kessleri (Fott & Nováková) Krienitz, Hegewald, Hepperle, Huss, Rohr & Wolf  
Synonym Chlorella kessleri Fott & Nováková  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) New York City New York USA  
Latitude / Longitude 40.703546 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < Soeder, C. J. (1966) < CCAP  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Winokur (1945-**-**)  
Identified by Kessler, E. (1993); Confirmed at NIES by DNA sequencing  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( AJ242769 AJ387750 ) , 18S rRNA ( AJ242765 AB488596 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Starch production (Takeshita et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-208; CAUP H1901; CCAP 211/11G; SAG 211-11g; UTEX 262
 
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Takeshita, T., Ota, S., Yamazaki, T., Hirata, A., Zachleder, V., Kawano, S. 2014 Starch and lipid accumulation in eight strains of six Chlorella species under comparatively high light intensity and aeration culture conditions. Bioresour. Technol., 158, 127-134.
Keywords: Accumulation shift; Lipid; Chlorella; Starch; Strong light
Strain(s): 215121522159216921702179 
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.01.135

Yamada, T., Sakaguchi, K. 1982 Comparative studies on Chlorella cell walls: Induction of protoplast formation. Arch. Mikrobiol., 132, 10-13.
Strain(s): 2276862159216321662168217121892352 

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