Strain number NIES-2736  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox ferrisii Isaka, Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Saiwai-ku, Kawasaki Kanagawa Japan (1984-01-31)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (1984-02-25)  
Identified by Isaka, Nanako; Matsuzaki, Ryo; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB663336 ) , rbcL ( AB663334 ) , psbC ( AB663335 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 40225-VG-17  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Nozaki, H., Ueki, N., Isaka, N., Saigo, T., Yamamoto, K., Matsuzaki, R., Takahashi, F., Wakabayashi, K-I., Kawachi, M. 2016 A new morphological type of Volvox from japanese large lakes and recent divergence of this type and V. ferrisii in two different freshwater habitats. PLoS One, 11, e0167148 (article ID).
Strain(s): 273627373987398840214022402340244025402640274028 
PubMed: 27880842
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167148

Isaka, N., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Matsuzaki, R., Nakada, T., Nozaki, H. 2012 Description of two new monoecious species of Volvox sect. Volvox (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae), based on comparative morphology and molecular phylogeny of cultured material. J. Phycol., 48, 759-767.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; cultures; molecular phylogeny; morphology; taxonomy; Volvocaceae; Volvox ferrisii sp. nov.; Volvox kirkiorum sp. nov.; Volvox sect. Volvox
Strain(s): 54327362737273827392740 
PubMed: 27011093
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01142.x

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