Strain number NIES-2863  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-1710 and NIES-1711  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Olson, Bradley J. S. C.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Olson, Bradley J. S. C. (2011-**-**)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2021 Nov]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6VTAC  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( LSYV00000000 ) , Mitochondria DNA ( AP012493 ) , Plastid DNA ( AP012494 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Genome decoded strain (Hamaji et al. 2013) ; F3 backcross strain to K41 (originating from K41 x K32 (F1 strains of NIES-1710 x 1711)) ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous ; Mating type (−) ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : K3-F3-4  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Lindsey, C. R., Rosenzweing, F., Herron, M. D. 2021 Phylotranscriptomics points to multiple independent origins of multicellularity and cellular differentiation in the volvocine algae. BMC Biol., 19, 182 (article ID).
Keywords: Phylotranscriptomics; Volvocine algae; Green algae; Phylogeny; Multicellularity
Strain(s): 41845645846056456656857265365471771972072573673785185689028633383 
DOI: 10.1101/2021.03.16.435725

Guerriero, G., Sergeant, K., Legay, S., Hausman, J. F., Cauchie, H. M., Ahmad, I., Siddiqui, K. S. 2018 Novel insights from comparative in silico analysis of green microalgal cellulases. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 19, 1782 (article ID).
Keywords: cellulase; glycosyl hydrolase family 9; carbohydrate binding module (CBM); bioinformatics; RT-qPCR
Strain(s): 2863 
PubMed: 29914107
DOI: 10.3390/ijms19061782

Hanschen, E. R., Marriage, T.N., Ferris, P.J., Hamaji, T., Toyoda, A., Fujiyama,A., Neme,R., Noguchi,H., Minakuchi, Y., Suzuki, M., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Smith, D.R., Sparks, H., Anderson, J., Bakaric, R., Luria, V., Karger, A., Kirschner, M.W., Durand, P.M., Michod, R.E., Nozaki, H., Olson, B.J. 2016 The Gonium pectorale genome demonstrates co-option of cell cycle regulation during the evolution of multicellularity. Nat. Commun., 7, 11370 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2863 
PubMed: 27102219
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11370

Hamaji, T., Mogi, Y., Ferris, P. J., Mori, T., Miyagishima, S., Kabeya, Y., Nishimura, Y., Toyoda, A., Noguchi, H., Fujiyama, A., Olson, B. J. S. C., Marriage, T. N., Nishii, I., Umen, J. G. Nozaki, H. 2016 Sequence of the Gonium pectorale mating locus reveals a complex and dynamic history of changes in volvocine algal mating haplotypes. G3-Genes Genomes Genet., 6, 1179-1189.
Keywords: Gonium; Chlamydomonas; Volvox; mating locus; evolution; Genetics of Sex
Strain(s): 2863 
PubMed: 26921294
DOI: 10.1534/g3.115.026229

Hamaji, T., Smith, DR., Noguchi, H., Toyoda, A., Suzuki, M., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Fujiyama, A., Nishii, I., Marriage, T., Olson, B. J. S. C., Nozaki, H. 2013 Mitochondrial and plastid genomes of the colonial green alga Gonium pectorale give insights into the origins of organelle DNA architecture within the Volvocales. PLoS One, 8, e57177 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2863 
PubMed: 23468928
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057177

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