Strain number NIES-2189  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Watanabea reniformis Hanagata, Karube, Chihara & Silva  
Synonym  
Former name Chlorella saccharophila (Krüger) Migula  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Soeder, C. J. (1966) < CCAP  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Pringsheim, E. G.  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-9 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-211; CCAP 211/9b
Other strain no. : Cambridge Univ. 211-9b  
Remarks Cryopreserved[2017 Nov]; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hanagata, N., Karube, I., Chihara, M., Silva, P. C. 1998 Reconsideration of the taxonomy of ellipsoidal species of Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), with establishment of Watanabea gen. nov. Phycol. Res., 46, 221-229.
Keywords: Chlorella saccharophila; ellipsoidal species of Chlorella; pyrenoid-lacking Chlorella-like algae: Watanabea gen. et sp. nov.
Strain(s): 2189 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.1998.tb00117.x

Higashiyama, T., Yamada, T. 1991 Electrophoretic karyotyping and chromosomal gene mapping of Chlorella. Nucleic Acids Res., 19, 6191-6195.
Strain(s): 2163216621712189 
DOI: 10.1093/nar/19.22.6191

Koga, T., Arasaki, T., Tanaka, T., Ueda, S. 1991 Studies on cell fusion of microalgae, part 2 protoplast induction and regeneration of Chlorella. Annu. Rep. Kumamoto Kogyo Univ., 17, 279-286.
Strain(s): 68521632189 

Koga, T., Arasaki, T., Tanaka, T., Ueda, S. 1991 Studies on cell fusion of microalgae, part 3 interspecific cell fusion of Chlorella. Annu. Rep. Kumamoto Kogyo Univ., 17, 287-293.
Strain(s): 68521632189 

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

Yamada, T., Sakaguchi, K. 1981 Protoplast induction in Chlorella species. Agric. Biol. Chem., 45, 1905-1909.
Strain(s): 6852160216521702189 
DOI: 10.1271/bbb1961.45.1905

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