Strain number NIES-4282  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) E.Hegewald & A.W.F.Schmidt  
Synonym Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Berlin-Dahlem, Germany  
Latitude / Longitude 52.506884 / 13.287213 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < UTEX (2019) < SAG (1992) < Kühn, R. (1981);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Brinkmann, G (1953-**-**)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2019 June]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( KF673378 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Test strain for ecotoxicity testing (DIN 38412;( Teil 33 (DEV L 33) ; ISO 8692 (1989))  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 2594; SAG 86.81; CCAP 276/22
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Ohnuki, S., Sato, N., Fujiwara, S. 2024 Investigation of the cause of the sensitivity difference to pyrazosulfuron-ethyl between the green algae, Raphidocelis subcapitata and Desmodesmus subspicatus, focusing on target-site and nontarget-site resistance. Jpn. J. Environ. Toxicol., 27, 9-22.
Keywords: Raphidocelis subcapitata; Desmodesmus subspicatus; sensitivity; sulfonylurea herbicide; cytochrome P450
Strain(s): 4282 
DOI: 10.11403/jset.27.9

Steudel, B., Hallmann, C., Lorenz, M., Abrahamczyk, S., Prinz, K., Herrfurth, C., Feussner, I., Martini, J. W., Kessler, M. 2016 Contrasting biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships in phylogenetic and functional diversity. New Phytol., 212, 409-420.
Keywords: algae; allelopathy; biodiversityeffects; chemical compounds; productivity; species richness
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 27301904
DOI: 10.1111/nph.14054

Stockenreiter, M., Haupt, F., Graber, A. K., Seppälä, J., Spilling, K., Tamminen, T., Stibor, H. 2013 Functional group richness: implications of biodiversity for light use and lipid yield in microalgae. J. Phycol., 49, 838-847.
Keywords: Algal neutral lipids; Biofuel; Diversity; Functional groups; Light use; Nile Red; PAR absorbance; Phytoplankton; Resource-use-efficiency; Species richness
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 27007310
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12092

Steudel, B., Hector, A., Friedl, T., Löfke, C., Lorenz, M., Wesche, M., Kessler, M., Gessner, M. 2012 Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning change along environmental stress gradients. Ecol. Lett., 15, 1397-1405.
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 22943183
DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01863.x

Stockenreiter, M., Graber, A. K., Haupt, F., Stibor, H. 2012 The effect of species diversity on lipid production by micro-algal communities. J. Appl. Phycol., 24, 45-54.
Keywords: Biofuel; Complementarity; Diversity; Lipid; Micro-algae; Resource-use efficiency
Strain(s): 4282 
DOI: 10.1007/s10811-010-9644-1

Lang, I., Hodac, L., Friedl, T., Feussner, I. 2011 Fatty acid profiles and their distribution patterns in microalgae: a comprehensive analysis of more than 2000 strains from the SAG culture collection. BMC Plant Biol., 11, 124 (article ID).
Keywords: Fatty Acid Profile; Spirulina; Fatty Acid Pattern; Multiple Strain; Canonical Variate Analysis
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 21896160
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-11-124

Altenburger, R., Schmitt-Jansen, M., Riedl, J. 2008 Bioassays with unicellular algae: deviations from exponential growth and its implications for toxicity test results. J. Environ. Qual., 37, 16-21.
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 18178874
DOI: 10.2134/jeq2006.0556

Eisentraeger, A., Dott, W., Klein, J., Hahn, S. 2003 Comparative studies on algal toxicity testing using fluorometric microplate and Erlenmeyer flask growth-inhibition assays. Ecotox. Environ. Safe., 54, 346-354.
Keywords: Algal growth-inhibition assay; Algal quantification; In vivo chlorophyll fluorescence; Testing volumina; Microplate; Evaluation parameters; Toxicological endpoints; EC value; Reference toxicants
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 12651191
DOI: 10.1016/S0147-6513(02)00099-4

Ma, M., Zhu, W., Wang, Z., Witkamp, G. J. 2003 Accumulation, assimilation and growth inhibition of copper on freshwater alga (Scenedesmus subspicatus 86.81 SAG) in the presence of EDTA and fulvic acid. Aquat. Toxicol., 63, 221-228.
Keywords: Copper; Toxicity; Alga; FIAM; BLM
Strain(s): 4282 
PubMed: 12711412
DOI: 10.1016/S0166-445X(02)00179-0

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