The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3639  
Phylum Chlorophyta   Class Trebouxiophyceae 
Scientific name Stichococcus bacillaris Nägeli  
Synonym Stichococcus pallescens Chodat 1909; Stichococcus coniocybes Letellier 1917; Stichococcus nivalis Chodat 1917; Stichococcus chloranthus Raths 1938; Stichococcus viridis Nakano 1988  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Aoba-dori Sendai Miyagi Japan (1999-03-30)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Plant (Bark))  
History < Handa, Shinji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Handa, Shinji (1999-04-**)  
Identified by Handa, Shinji  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  C (S)  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 3-5 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 5 M  
Gene information
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Aerial; Epiphytic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Handa-786-x  

1851)   Yamamoto, M., Handa, S., Kawachi, M., Miyamura, S., Nagumo, T., Hirata, A., Kawano, S. 2016 Mother cell wall cleavage during filament formation in Stichococcus bacillaris (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Cytologia, 81, 35-39. , Keywords: Binary fission; Filament formation; Mother cell wall; Stichococcus; Trebouxiophyceae , Strain(s): 3639