Strain number NIES-475  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Mesostigmatophyceae  
Scientific name Mesostigma viride Lauterborn  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Yoshino Park Mitsukaido Ibaraki Japan (1986-01-17)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.075731 / 140.001211 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond sediment)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (1987-12-13)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AJ250109 ) , CO1 ( HQ668012 ) , GAPDH ( HQ668008 )  
Cell size (min - max) - 15 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Heterothallic ; Mating type (+)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KY-Mes-2  
Remarks Unstable; Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
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Reference
Yang, A., Narechania, A., Kim, E. 2016 Rickettsial endosymbiont in the “early‐diverging” streptophyte green alga Mesostigma viride. J. Phycol., 52, 219-229.
Keywords: endosymbiosis; green algae; Mesostigma ; Rickettsiales; symbiosis; transcriptome
Strain(s): 296475995 
PubMed: 27037587
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12385

Yoshii, Y., Takaichi, S., Maoka, T., Inouye, I. 2003 Photosynthetic pigment composition in the primitive green alga Mesostigma viride (Prasinophyceae): phylogenetic and evolutionary implications. J. Phycol., 39, 570-576.
Keywords: abscisic acid; carotenoid; Mesostigma; neoxanthin; siphonaxanthin; siphonaxanthin ester
Strain(s): 296475476477 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.2003.02098.x

Marin, B., Melkonian, M. 1999 Mesostigmatophyceae, a new class of streptophyte green algae revealed by SSU rRNA sequence comparisons. Protist, 150, 399-417.
Strain(s): 475 
PubMed: 10714774
DOI: 10.1016/S1434-4610(99)70041-6

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