Strain number NIES-424  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Carteria cerasiformis Nozaki, Aizawa & M.M.Watanabe  
Synonym  
Former name Carteria inversa (Korshikov) Bourrelly  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Kasumigaura, Ibaraki, Japan (1983-08-22)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.0428477398 / 140.373233439 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Lake water)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (1983-08-23)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  75 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC037440 ) , rbcL ( D89767 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Kas-10  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Matsuzaki, R., Suzuki, S., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Kanesaki, Y., Yoshikawa, H., Mori, T., Nozaki, H. 2021 The Rubisco small subunits in the green algal genus Chloromonas provide insights into evolutionary loss of the eukaryotic carbon-concentrating organelle, the pyrenoid BMC Ecol. Evol., 21, 11 (article ID).
Keywords: Chloromonas; Evolution; Green algae; Hydrophobicity of RBCS helices; Pyrenoid; Pyrenoid loss; Rubisco small subunit (RBCS)
Strain(s): 14442442522072212221522422243249937534284 
PubMed: 33514317
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-020-01733-1

Kawafune, K., Sato, M., Toyooka, K., Nozaki, H. 2013 Ultrastructure of the rickettsial endosymbiont "MIDORIKO" in the green alga Carteria cerasiformis as revealed by high-pressure freezing and freeze-substitution fixation. Protoplasma, 250, 949-953.
Keywords: Transmission electron microscopy; High-pressure freezing and freeze-substitution fixation; Rickettsiaceae; Endosymbiont; Carteria cerasiformis
Strain(s): 424426 
PubMed: 23178999
DOI: 10.1007/s00709-012-0469-4

Nakajima, N., Teramoto, T., Kasai, F., Sano, T., Tamaoki, M., Aono, M., Kubo, A., Kamada, H., Azumi, Y., Saji, H. 2007 Glycosylation of bisphenol A by freshwater microalgae. Chemosphere, 69, 934-941.
Keywords: Metabolite; Glucoside; Galactoside; Endocrine disruptors
Strain(s): 359496151245424468763 
PubMed: 17629547
DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2007.05.088

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., Ito, M., Watanabe, M. M., Takano, H., Kuroiwa, T. 1997 Phylogenetic analysis of morphological species of Carteria (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences. J. Phycol., 33, 864-867.
Keywords: Carteria; large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (rbcL) gene; microalgae; molecular phylogeny; monophyly; natural systematics; species concepts; species taxonomy; Volvocales
Strain(s): 421422423424425428432630631632633634635636 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1997.00864.x

Nozaki, H., Aizawa, K., Watanabe, M. M. 1994 A taxomonic study of four species of Cartera (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) with cruciate anterior papillae, based on cultured material. Phycologia, 33, 239-247.
Strain(s): 421422423424425630632633634635636 

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