Strain number NIES-398  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox carteri F.Stein  
Synonym Merrillosphaera carteri var. manilana W.Shaw 1922  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection) Ichinomiya, Asai Aichi Japan (1983-06-12)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy water)  
History < Ogasawara, Yoshikazu  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Ogasawara, Yoshikazu (1983-06-16)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  25 C
Light intensity:  21-29 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC004704 ) , atpA ( GU169523 ) , petD ( GU169551 ) , cob ( GU169474 ) , ypt4 ( GU169686 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 270 μm  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Male ; Crosses with NIES-397  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : V-11  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Kawafune K., Hongoh, Y., Hamaji, T ., Sakamoto, T., Kurata, T., Hirooka, S., Miyagishima, S., Nozaki, H. 2015 Two different rickettsial bacteria invading Volvox carteri. PLoS One, 10, e0116192 (article ID).
Strain(s): 397398732733866 
PubMed: 25671568
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116192

Smith, D. R., Lee, R. W. 2010 Low nucleotide diversity for the expanded organelle and nuclear genomes of Volvox carteri supports the mutational-hazard hypothesis. Mol. Biol. Evol., 27, 2244-2256.
Keywords: genetic diversity; mitochondrial genome; plastid genome; Chlamydomonas reinhardtii; green algae; genome architecture
Strain(s): 397398 
PubMed: 20430860
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msq110

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
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