Strain number NIES-897  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvulina steinii Playfair  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Bloomington, Indiana, USA  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Salt water (Salt creek mud)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Carefoot, J. R.  
Identified by Carefoot, J. R.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-14 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Mixotrophic ; Osmotrophic ; Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 1527
Nozaki, H., Hara, Y., Kasaki, H. 1987 Light and electron microscopy of pyrenoids and species delimitation in Volvulina (Chlorophyta, Volvocaceae). J. Phycol., 23, 359-364.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; culture age; pyrenoid; pyrenoid development; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Volvocaceae; Volvulina pringsheimii; Volvulina steinii
Strain(s): 545896897898 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.1987.tb04145.x

Nozaki, H. 1982 Morphology and reproduction of Japanese Volvulina steinii (Chlorophyta, Volvocales). J. Jpn. Bot., 57, 105-113, pls. 3-4.
Strain(s): 545546896897898 

Carefoot, J. R. 1966 Sexual reproduction and intercrossing in Volvulina steinii. J. Phycol., 2, 150-156.
Strain(s): 896897898 
PubMed: 27053484
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.1966.tb04614.x

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