The Microbial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies

Strain Data

Strain number NIES-3646  
Phylum Streptophyta   Class Charophyceae 
Scientific name Closterium moniliferum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Kisami, Shimoda Shizuoka Japan (2009-06-08)  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Tsuchikane, Yuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tsuchikane, Yuki (2009-06-**)  
Identified by Tsuchikane, Yuki  
State of strain Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2016 May]  
Preservation state
(State of preservation)
Culture condition
( Preculture condition )
Medium:  CA  
Temperature: 20 C
Light intensity: 15-19 µmol photons/m2/sec     L/D cycle: 10L:14D
Duration: 2 M  
Gene information 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB914686 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB914685 )
Cell size (min - max)   Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Parthenospore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : izu76-1