Strain number NIES-2457  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium maiaprilis Hayama, Nakada, Hamaji & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Shisojima, Yasu Fukuoka Japan (2004-03-28)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Hayama, Mahoko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Hayama, Mahoko (2007-04-19)  
Identified by Hayama, Mahoko; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12-16 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB623042 ) , rbcL ( AB520745 ) , MID ( AB623043 AB623044 ) , EF-1alpha-like ( AB623052 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain ; Heterothallic ; Isogamy ; Mating type (−) ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Asa041903  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

Hamaji, T., Ferris, J. P., Nishii, I., Nishimura, Y., Nozaki, H. 2013 Distribution of the sex-determining geneMID and molecular correspondence of mating types within the isogamous genus Gonium (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). PLoS One, 8, e64385 (article ID).
Strain(s): 6526536546558518521038103917081710171124552457 
PubMed: 23696888
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064385

Setohigashi, Y., Hamaji, T., Hayama, M., Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H. 2011 Uniparential inheritance of chloroplast DNA is strict in the isogamous volvocalean Gonium. PLoS One, 6, e19545 (article ID).
Strain(s): 24552457 
PubMed: 21559302
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019545

Hayama, M., Nakada, T., Hamaji, T., Nozaki, H. 2010 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Gonium maiaprilis sp. nov. (Goniaceae, Chlorophyta) from Japan. Phycologia, 49, 221-234.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Goniaceae; Gonium; Gonium maiaprilis sp. nov.; ITS; molecular phylogeny; morphology; rbcL; reproduction; taxonomy
Strain(s): 2455245624572458245924602461 
DOI: 10.2216/PH09-56.1

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