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Strain number NIES-1331  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Asterococcus superbus (Cienkowski) Scherffel  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Tamiyaji-ohike Pond, Mie, Japan (2000-09-**)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.47322 / 136.619821 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Nakazawa, Atsushi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nakazawa, Atsushi (2000-09-**)  
Identified by Nakazawa, Atsushi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information rbcL ( AB175939 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Planktonic ; Cosmopolitan  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Asteroco-4  
Fukuda, S., Iwamoto, K., Atsumi, M., Yokoyama, A., Nakayama, T., Ishida, K-I., Inouye, I., Shiraiwa, Y. 2014 Global searches for microalgae and aquatic plants that can eliminate radioactive cesium, iodine and strontium from the radio-polluted aquatic environment: a bioremediation strategy. J. Plant Res., 127, 79-89.
Keywords: Algal phytoremediation; Bioaccumulation; Radiopollution; Radionuclide elimination; Radioactive cesium; The Fukushima 1 Nuclear Power Plant accident
Strain(s): 24367115516020323324632933339140541744048750352953153854855358759767872780584385993199510031012101510171031104410451259132613311377138213881411143514391440144114421458172818261831183318401846186218651956213121442146214721502175217621852268232523412352237724122437285428552856285828592860 
PubMed: 24346654
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-013-0596-9

Nakazawa, A. & Nishii, I. 2012 Amidic and acetonic cryoprotectants improve cryopreservation of volvocine green algae. CryoLetters, 33, 201-212.
Keywords: cryopreservation; dimethylformamide; hydroxyacetone; Volvocaceae; Volvox; Chlamydomonas
Strain(s): 4184685455645747177217287297307311331136117102236 
PubMed: 22825787

Nakazawa, A., Yamada, T., Nozaki, H. 2004 Taxonomic study of Asterococcus (Chlorophyceae) based on comparative morphology and rbcL gene sequences. Phycologia, 43, 711-721.
Strain(s): 1331 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-43-6-711.1

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