Strain number NIES-666  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Yamagishiella unicocca (Rayburn & Starr) Nozaki  
Synonym Pandorina unicocca Rayburn & Starr  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Nobi Kanagawa Japan (1979-05-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kato, Sueo (1979-05-**)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  9-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  75 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086367 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( HG422775 ) , atpB ( AB014030 ) , rbcL ( D86823 ) , psaA ( AB044213 ) , psaB ( AB044443 ) , psbC ( AB044495 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Isogamy ; Mating type (+) ; Crosses with NIES-667  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 2428
Other strain no. : X-441  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Sausen, N., Malavasi, V., Melkonian, M. 2018 Molecular phylogeny, systematics and revision of the type species of Lobomonas, L. francei,(Volvocales, Chlorophyta) and closely related taxa. J. Phycol., 54, 198-214.
Keywords: crystalline glycoprotein lattice; CWClade; ITS2; L. panduriformis; rbcL; Reinhardtinia; scanning electron microscopy; SSU nrRNA
Strain(s): 25741845647454156657766673587988088288313621708185825673923 
PubMed: 29278416
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12615

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

Yamada, T. K., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2008 A taxonomic study of Eudorina unicocca (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) and related species, based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Eur. J. Phycol., 43, 317-326.
Keywords: aplanosporic strain; Eudorina unicocca; Eudorina peripheralis stat. nov.; Chlorophyceae; molecular phylogeny; morphology; taxonomy; Volvocales; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 5786667177227237247257268708721855185618571858185918601861 
DOI: 10.1080/09670260701763484

Nozaki, H., Ott, F. D., Coleman, A. W. 2006 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of two new species of Pleodorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae). J. Phycol., 42, 1072-1080.
Keywords: colonial Volvocales; molecular phylogeny; morphology; Pleodorina starrii sp. nov.; Pleodorina thompsonii sp. nov.; taxonomy
Strain(s): 456460541544577666720721722724725728730731732734735736863865866867868869872891892136241264127 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00255.x

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., Misawa, K., Kajita, T., Kato, M., Nohara, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Origin and evolution of the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae) as inferred from multiple, chloroplast gene sequences. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 17, 256-268.
Strain(s): 418456460474541545564566569571572574577582653654666720721722724725727728730731732734735736737851854872882884886887888889890893895896898 
PubMed: 11083939
DOI: 10.1006/mpev.2000.0831

Nozaki, H., Ohta, N., Takano, H., Watanabe, M. M. 1999 Reexamination of phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta): an analysis of atpB and rbcL gene sequences. J. Phycol., 35, 104-112.
Keywords: atpB gene; Chlorophyta; Gonium; molecular phylogeny; rbcL gene; Volvocaceae; volvocine series; Volvox
Strain(s): 418456460541564566568569571572574577582653654666720721722724725727728730731732734735736737851852858861882884895 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.1999.3510104.x

Nozaki, H., Ito, M., Sano, R., Uchida, H., Watanabe, M. M., Takahashi, H., Kuroiwa, T. 1997 Phylogenetic analysis of Yamagishiella and Platydorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences. J. Phycol., 33, 272-278.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; Goniaceae; large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (rbcL) gene; molecular phylogeny; Platydorina; Volvocaceae; Yamagishiella
Strain(s): 582654666722724726728729730736884 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1997.00272.x

Kim, Y.-S., Oyaizu, H., Matsumoto, S, Watanabe, M. M., Nozaki, H. 1994 Chloroplast small-subunit ribosomal RNA gene sequence from Chlamydomonas parkeae (Chlorophyta) : molecular phylogeny of a green alga with a peculiar pigment composition. Eur. J. Phycol., 29, 213-217.
Keywords: Chlamydomonas parkeae; Chlorophyta; chloroplast small-subunit (SSU) rRNA; phylogeny; pigment composition
Strain(s): 228254440468666 
DOI: 10.1080/09670269400650661

Nozaki, H., Kuroiwa, T. 1992 Ultrastructure of the extracellular matrix and taxonomy of Eudorina, Pleodorina and Yamagishiella gen. nov. (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyta). Phycologia, 31, 529-541.
Strain(s): 459666 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-31-6-529.1

Nozaki, H. 1981 The life history of Japanese Pandorina unicocca (Chlorophyta, Volvocales). J. Jpn. Bot., 56, 65-72, pls. 1-2.
Strain(s): 666667 

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