Strain number NIES-4327  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Uehara, Taketomi Okinawa, Japan (2017-03-20)  
Latitude / Longitude 24.41525 / 123.77928 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Yamashita, Shota; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamashita, Shota (2017-04-23)  
Identified by Yamashita, Shota  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24-26 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information rbcL ( LC459976 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Isogamous  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2017-0423-IsgGo1  
Yamashita, S., Nozaki, H. 2019 Embryogenesis of flattened colonies implies the innovation required for the evolution of spheroidal colonies in volvocine green algae. BMC Evol. Biol., 19, 120 (article ID).
Keywords: Multicellularity; Body plan; Embryogenesis; Volvocine green algae; Gonium; Tetrabaena
Strain(s): 5714327 
PubMed: 31185890
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-019-1452-x

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