The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3374  
Phylum Chlorophyta   Class Chlorophyceae 
Scientific name Chlorogonium capillatum Nozaki, M.M.Watanabe & Aizawa  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Osaka Japan  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Suzaki, Toshinobu  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suzaki, Toshinobu (1988-**-**)  
Identified by Suzaki, Toshinobu  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2016 Jun]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 9 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 2 M  
Gene information act1 ( AB973441 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic; Osmotrophic; Planktonic ; Prey for protozoa (flagellates, ciliates, amoebids, heliozoans)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : ATCC 50936  

246)   Hamana, K., Niitsu, M., Hayashi, H. 2013 Occurrence of homospermidine and thermospermine as a cellular polyamine in unicellular chlorophyte and multicellular charophyte green algae J. Gen. Appl. Micobiol., 59, 313-319. , Keywords: green alga; homospermidine; polyamine; thermospermine , Strain(s): 1815116025529630636036364072283614091410141114191837216421993374 

590)   Phylogenetic analysis of NAP, an unconventional actin of the Volvocales. 2015 Phylogenetic analysis of NAP, an unconventional actin of the Volvocales. Plant Syst. Evol., 301, 1725-1733. , Keywords: Volvocales; Divergent actin , Strain(s): 3515465767173374 

645)   Kinoshita, E., Suzaki, T., Sugiyama, M., Shigenaka, Y. 1995 Ultrastructure and rapid axopodial contraction of a heliozoan, Raphidiophyrys contractilis sp. nov. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 42, 283-288. , Keywords: Contraction; Heliozoa; microtubule pattern; new species; Raphidiophyrys; silicic scale; X-ray microanalysis , Strain(s): 24983374 

1315)   Sakaguchi, M., Murakami, H., Suzaki, T. 2001 Involvement of a 40-kDa glycoprotein in food recognition, prey capture, and induction of phagocytosis in the protozoon Actinophrys sol. Protist, 152, 33-41. , Strain(s): 24973374 

1317)   Sakaguchi, M., Suzuki, T. 1999 Monoxenic culture of the heliozoon Actinophrys sol. Eur. J. Protistol., 35, 1-10. , Keywords: Actinophrys sol; Antibiotic; Heliozoa; Monoxenic Culture , Strain(s): 24973374 

1318)   Sakaguchi, M., Suzuki, T., Khan, S. M. M. K. Hausmann, K. 2002 Food capture by kinetocysts in the heliozoon Raphidiophrys contractilis. Eur. J. Protistol., 37, 453-458. , Keywords: Exocytosis; Extrusome; Heliozoa; Kinetocyst , Strain(s): 24983374 

1493)   Song, C., Suzaki, T. 2013 Improved preservation of organelies in Paramecium bursaria by freeze-substitution with glutaraldehyde and osmium tetroxide. J. Electr. Microsc. Technol. Med. Biol., 27, 1-8. , Keywords: Paramecium bursaria; endosymbiosis; cryofixation; ultrastructural preservation; freeze-substitution , Strain(s): 3374