Strain number NIES-731  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox zeikusii Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name Formerly identified as Volvox dissipatrix, re-identified by Nozaki et al. 2019[2019 May]  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine algae  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Starr, R. C.  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  21-29 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information atpB ( AB014000 ) , rbcL ( D63447 ) , psaA ( AB044183 ) , psaB ( AB044426 ) , psbC ( AB044476 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain (Nozaki et al. 2019)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 2184
 
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Movie  
Reference
Nozaki, H., Takusagawa, M., Matsuzaki, R., Misumi, O., Mahakham, W., Kawachi, M. 2019 Morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of Volvox dissipatrix (Chlorophyceae) from Thailand, with a description of Volvox zeikusii sp. nov. Phycologia, 58, 192-199.
Keywords: Heterothallic species; Homothallic species; Molecular phylogeny; Sexuality; Somatic cell; Transmission electron microscopy
Strain(s): 7314128 
DOI: 10.1080/00318884.2018.1540238

Nakazawa, A., Nishii, I. 2012 Amidic and acetonic cryoprotectants improve cryopreservation of volvocine green algae. CryoLetters, 33, 201-212.
Keywords: cryopreservation; dimethylformamide; hydroxyacetone; Volvocaceae; Volvox; Chlamydomonas
Strain(s): 4184685455645747177217287297307311331136117102236 
PubMed: 22825787

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

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., Kuroiwa, T. 1995 Phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta) inferred from rbcL gene sequence data. J. Phycol., 31, 970-979.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; Goniaceae; large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (rbcL) gene; molecular phylogeny; Tetrabaenaceae; Volvocaceae
Strain(s): 418421456460541564566569571572574577653725731732734735737895 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1995.00970.x

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