Strain number NIES-802  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) Hegewald & Schmidt  
Synonym Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) inside NIES Onogawa, Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan (1992-06-17)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Kasai, Fumie  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kasai, Fumie (1992-07-01)  
Identified by Nakano, Taketo; Confirmed at NIES by DNA sequencing  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  2 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M (21 D)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization  
Characteristics Herbicide (simetryn) tolerant  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : B12-2  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Yasumoto, K., Nishigami, A., Aoi, H., Tsuchihashi, C., Kasai, F., Kusumi, T., Ooi, T. 2008 Isolation and absolute configuration determination of aliphatic sulfates as the Daphnia kairomones inducing morphological defence of a phytoplankton - Part 2. Chem. Pharm. Bull., 56, 129-132.
Keywords: Daphnia kairomone; Scenedesmus; aliphatic sulfate; absolute configuration
Strain(s): 802 

Yasumoto, K., Nishigami, A., Aoi, H., Tsuchihashi, C., Kasai, F., Kusumi, T., Ooi, T. 2008 Isolation of new aliphatic sulfates and sulfamate as the Daphnia kairomones inducing morphological change of a phytoplankton Scenedesmus gutwinskii. Chem. Pharm. Bull., 56, 133-136.
Keywords: Daphnia kairomone; Scenedesmus; aliphatic sulfate; aliphatic sulfamate
Strain(s): 802 

Yasumoto, K., Nishigami, A., Kasai, F., Kusumi, T., Ooi, T. 2006 Isolation and absolute configuration determination of aliphatic sulfates as the Daphnia kairomones inducing morphological defense of a phytoplankton. Chem. Pharm. Bull., 54, 271-274.
Keywords: Daphnia kairomone; Scenedesmus; aliphatic sulfate; absolute configulation
Strain(s): 802 

Yasumoto, K., Nishigami, A., Yasumoto, M., Kasai, F., Okada, Y., Kusumi, T., Ooi, T. 2005 Aliphatic sulfates released from Daphnia induce morphologiral defense of phytoplankton: isolation and synthesis of kairomones. Tetrahedron Letters , 46, 4765-4767.
Keywords: kairomonda; phytoplankton; Daphnia; Scenedesmus; aliphatic sulfate
Strain(s): 802 
DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2005.05.027

Kasai, F., Arts, M. T. 1998 The interactive effects of UV-B radiation and a herbicide on uptake and allocation of carbon in two strains of the green alga Scenedesmus. Aquat. Ecol., 31, 261-272.
Keywords: herbicide tolerance; photosynthesis; phytoplankton; simetryn; triazine herbicides; ultraviolet radiation
Strain(s): 802 

Kasai, F., Hanazato, T. 1995 Genetic changes in phytoplankton communities exposed to the herbicide simetryn in outdoor experimental ponds. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 28, 154-160.
Strain(s): 797798799800801802 

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