Strain number NIES-3986  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox ferrisii Isaka, Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-2737  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Oct]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information MID ( LC274877 LC274878 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Phototaxis ; F2 progeny of NIES-2737 ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; Resting zygote forming ; Life cycle (Isaka et al. 2012, J. Phycol.)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2011-929-Vx2-F2-9  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Hanschen, E. R., Davison, D. R., Ferris, P. J., Michod, R. E. 2018 On the rediscovery of Volvox perglobator (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and the evolution of outcrossing from self-fertilization. Evol. Ecol. Res., 19, 299-318.
Keywords: homothallism; phylogenetics; reversion; self-fertilization; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 2894214564584604745225415435445455645665685695715725745785826537327518518568728768778788808821038112211401148115611571362170817111713185924572569273833823388378037823986 

Yamamoto, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hamaji, T., Tsuchikane, Y., Mori, T., Takahashi, F., Sekimoto, H., Ferris, P. J., Nozaki, H. 2017 Molecular evolutionary analysis of a gender-limited MID ortholog from the homothallic species Volvox africanus with male and monoecious spheroids. PLoS One, 12, e0180313 (article ID).
Strain(s): 37803782378337853786398641104111 
PubMed: 28665990
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180313

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