Strain number NIES-477  
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 (1986-12-13)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information CO1 ( HQ668014 ) , GAPDH ( HQ668010 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Heterothallic ; Mating type (−)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : KY-Mes-3  
Remarks Unstable; Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Matsunaga, S., Watanabe, S., Sakaushi, S., Miyamura, S., Hori, T. 2003 Screening effect diverts the swimming directions from diaphototactic to positive phototactic in a disk-shaped green flagellate Mesostigma viride. Photochem. Photobiol., 77, 324-332.
Strain(s): 476477 
PubMed: 12685662
DOI: 10.1562/0031-8655(2003)077<0324:SEDTSD>2.0.CO;2

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

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