Strain number NIES-2179  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Parachlorella kessleri (Fott & Nováková) Krienitz, Hegewald, Hepperle, Huss, Rohr & Wolf  
Synonym Chlorella kessleri Fott & Nováková  
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)  
History < IAM (2007) < Tsuzuki, Mikio (2005) < IAM (1994)  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
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 18S rRNA ( AB488602 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Starch production (Takeshita et al. 2014)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-628 (=C-160)
 
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

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