Strain number NIES-1038  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium multicoccum Pocock  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Texas USA  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Starr, R. C.  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  5-12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB520750 ) , ITS2 ( AB246191 ) , rbcL ( AB246187 ) , MID ( AB774225 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : GQ-M-Tx-1  
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

Hamaji, T., Ferris, J. P., Nishii, I., Nishimura, Y., Nozaki, H. 2013 Distribution of the sex-determining geneMID and molecular correspondence of mating types within the isogamous genus Gonium (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). PLoS One, 8, e64385 (article ID).
Strain(s): 6526536546558518521038103917081710171124552457 
PubMed: 23696888
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064385

Yamada, T., Nakada, T., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2006 Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Gonium multicoccum (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) newly found in Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 81, 139-147.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Gonium multicoccum; ITS2; rbcL; Volvocales
Strain(s): 103817071708170917111713 

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