Strain number NIES-2667  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Penium margaritaceum (Ehrenberg) Brébisson ex Ralfs  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Kashiwakubo, Izu, Shizuoka, Japan (2009-06-09)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.98027805 / 138.96166722 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy water)  
History < Sekimoto, Hiroyuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tsuchikane, Yuki (2009-06-11)  
Identified by Tsuchikane, Yuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CA  
Temperature:  22 C
Light intensity:  11-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB543519 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Homothallic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : izu84-10  
Tsuchikane, Y., Tsuchiya, M., Kokubun, Y., Abe, J., Sekimoto, H. 2011 Conjugation processes of Penium margaritaceum (Zygnemophyceae, Charophyta). Phycol. Res., 59, 74-82.
Keywords: conjugation; homothallic; homothallism; Penium; selfing conjugation; sexual reproduction; zygospore
Strain(s): 2667 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.2010.00602.x

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