Strain number NIES-2199  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Botryococcus braunii Kützing  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) brick pits, Madingley, Cambridge, England, U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude 52.223633 / 0.040854 
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Hara, Yoshiaki < UTEX (1986)  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Droop, M. R.  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3-5 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB780365 )  
Cell size (min - max) 8 - 15 μm  
Organization  
Characteristics oil (hydrocarbon) production (Race A)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-529; CCAP 807/1; UTEX LB572; SAG B 807-1
 
Remarks Cryopreserved[2017 Nov]; Axenic; Very slow growth 
Movie  
Reference
Zhu, J., Wakisaka, M. 2019 Effect of air nanobubble water on the growth and metabolism of Haematococcus lacustris and Botryococcus braunii. J. Nutr. Sci. Vitaminol., 65, S212-S216.
Keywords: Botryococcus braunii; Haematococcus lacustris; astaxanthin; lipid; nanobubble water
Strain(s): 1442199 
PubMed: 31619633
DOI: 10.3177/jnsv.65.S212

Ghosh, R., Makam, R., Krishnamurthy, V. 2018 Effect of critical parameters on biomass yield from Botryococcus braunii by Response surface methodology. Chem. Sci. Rev. Lett., 7, 409-420.
Keywords: Bio mass; Botryococcus Braunii; Microalgae; Response; Surface Methodology
Strain(s): 2199 

Huang, Y-T., Lai, C-W., Wu, B-W., Lin, K-S., Wu, J.C.S., Md Shahriar A Hossain, Yamauchi, Y., Wu, C.-W. 2017 Advances in bioconversion of microalgae with high biomass and lipid productivity. J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng., 79, 37-42.
Keywords: Bioconversion; Fatty acid; methyl esters; Illumination; Microalgae
Strain(s): 2199 
DOI: 10.1016/j.jtice.2017.05.026

Nogami, R., Ushijima, K., Nishida, H., Wakisaka, M. 2017 Enhancement of growth and lipid production of Botryococcus braunii by steel slags. J. Jpn. Inst. Energy, 96, 372-375 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: Botryococcus braunii; Blast furnace slag; Growth promotion; Lipid production; Steelmaking slag
Strain(s): 2199 
DOI: 10.3775/jie.96.372

Hamana, K., Niitsu, M., Hayashi, H. 2013 Occurrence of homospermidine and thermospermine as a cellular polyamine in unicellular chlorophyte and multicellular charophyte green algae J. Gen. Appl. Micobiol., 59, 313-319.
Keywords: green alga; homospermidine; polyamine; thermospermine
Strain(s): 1815116025529630636036364072283614091410141114191837216421993374 
PubMed: 24005181
DOI: 10.2323/jgam.59.313

Huang, Y., Lee, H., Lai, C. 2013 Engineering of the growth environment of microalgae with high biomass and lipid productivity. J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol., 13, 2117-2121.
Keywords: Microalgae; Cultivation Environment; Carbon Dioxide; Biomass Productivity; Lipid Productivity
Strain(s): 2199 
DOI: 10.1166/jnn.2013.6877

Honda, R., Boonnorat, J., Chiemchaisri, C., Chiemchaisri, w., Yamamoto, K. 2012 Carbon dioxide capture and nutrients removal utilizing treated sewage by concentrated microalgae cultivation in a membrane photobioreactor. Bioresour. Technol., 125, 59-64.
Keywords: Carbon dioxide capture; Nutrients removal; Membrane photobioreactor; Microalgae; Botryococcus braunii
Strain(s): 2199 
PubMed: 23023237
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2012.08.138

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