Strain number NIES-289  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium viridistellatum M.Watanabe  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Okinawa Okinawa Japan (1973-06-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.352722 / 127.807419 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Watanabe, Masayuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Watanabe, Masayuki  
Identified by Watanabe, Masayuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  21 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information atpB ( AB076119 ) , psaA ( AB076141 ) , psbC ( AB076173 ) , psaB ( AB076156 ) , rbcL ( AB076091 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain ; Heterothallic ; Mating type (+) ; Crosses with NIES-288  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : G3  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

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
Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Nozaki, H., Takahara, M., Nakazawa, A., Kita, Y., Yamada, T., Takano, H., Kawano, S., Kato, M. 2002 Evolution of rbcL group IA introns and intron open reading frames within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 23, 326-338.
Strain(s): 289418582654857875883891892 
PubMed: 12099791
DOI: 10.1016/S1055-7903(02)00030-1

Nozaki, H. 1989 Morphological variation and reproduction in Gonium viridistellatum (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). Phycologia, 28, 77-88.
Strain(s): 288289290654655 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-28-1-77.1

Watanabe, M. 1977 A preliminary study of Gonium viridistellatum sp. nov. (Chlorophyta, Volvocaceae). Bull. Jpn. Soc. Phycol., 25, Suppl. (Mem. Iss. Yamada), 379-384.
Strain(s): 288289290 

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