Strain number NIES-2176  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Auxenochlorella protothecoides (Krüger) Kalina & Puncochárová  
Synonym  
Former name Formerly identified as Chlorella sp., re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) (The freshwater sponge Spongilla fluviatalis)  
History < IAM (2007) < BIU (UTEX; 1965);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, Ralph A.  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Pro (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB488571 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-201; UTEX 838; CCAP 211/22
 
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 243671155160203233246329333391405417440487503529531538548553587597727805843859931995100310121015101710311044104512591326133113771382138814111435143914401441144214581728182618311833184018461862186519562131214421462147215021752176218522682325234123522377241124122437285428552856285828592860 
PubMed: 24346654
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Kessler, E., Huss, V. A. R. 1992 Comparative physiology and biochemistry and taxonomic assignment of the Chlorella (Chlorophyceae) strains of the Culture Collection of the University of Texas at Austin. J. Phycol., 28, 550-553.
Keywords: chemotaxonomy; Chlorella; Chlorophyta; UTEX culture collection; utilization for research and biotechnology
Strain(s): 6866872150215121602163216921752176 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1992.00550.x

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