Strain number NIES-2636  
Phylum Rhodophyta  
Class Florideophyceae  
Scientific name Chantransia macrospora Wood  
Former name  
Common name Red alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Ryukyu University, Nishihara, Okinawa, Japan (2006-02-06)  
Latitude / Longitude 26.25166666 / 127.76527777 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Plant)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (2006-02-23)  
Identified by Kato, Aki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  15-20 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1-2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB503215 ) , rbcL ( AB503216 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Probably intruding species ; Epiphytic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 3-AB  
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Hamana, K., Kobayashi, M., Furuchi, T., Hayashi, H., Niitsu, M. 2018 Polyamine distribution profiles in unicellular and multicellular red algae (phylum Rhodophyta) —Detection of 1,6-diaminohexane, aminobutylcadaverine, canavalmine and aminopropylcanavalmine.— Microb. Resour. Syst., 34, 83-91.
Keywords: aminobutylcadaverine; aminopropylcanavalmine; canavalmine; diaminohexane; polyamine; red algae; Rhodophyta
Strain(s): 55110321572195721382140263626622742 

Kato, A., Morita, N., Hiratsuka, T., Suda, S. 2009 Recent introduction of a freshwater red alga Chantransia macrospora (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) to Okinawa, Japan. Aquat. Invasions, 4, 567-574.
Keywords: Audouinella; Batrachospermum; Chantransia macrospora; freshwater algae; introduced species; macroalgae
Strain(s): 2636 
DOI: 10.3391/ai.2009.4.4.1

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