Strain number NIES-865  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox carteri F.Stein f. nagariensis M.O.P.Iyengar  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kobe, Hyogo, Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < UTEX  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Starr, R. C.  
Identified by Starr, R. C.  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  27-31 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  20 D  
Gene information atpB ( AB076109 ) , rbcL ( AB076099 ) , psaA ( AB076128 ) , psaB ( AB076148 ) , psbC ( AB076163 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Dioecious ; Oogamy ; Female  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 1885
Other strain no. : HK10 female  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Nagai, M., Hirano, T., Shibata, T. 2019 Phototactic algae-driven unidirectional transport of submillimeter-sized cargo in a microchannel. Micromachines, 10, 130 (article ID).
Keywords: microrobot; phototaxis; Volvox; micro-swimmer; biohybrid system; motion control
Strain(s): 865 
PubMed: 30781488
DOI: 10.3390/mi10020130

Nagai, M., Oguri, M., Shibata, T. 2015 Characterization of light-controlled Volvox as movable microvalve element assembled in multilayer microfluidic device. Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., 54, 067001 (article ID).
Strain(s): 865 
DOI: 10.7567/JJAP.54.067001

Li, JR., Wu, Y., Qi, YJ. 2014 microRNAs in a multicellular green alga Volvox carteri. Sci. China-Life Sci., 57, 36-45.
Keywords: Volvox; small RNA; microRNA; conservation; evolution
Strain(s): 865 
DOI: 10.1007/s11427-013-4580-3

Nozaki, H., Ott, F. D., Coleman, A. W. 2006 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of two new species of Pleodorina (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae). J. Phycol., 42, 1072-1080.
Keywords: colonial Volvocales; molecular phylogeny; morphology; Pleodorina starrii sp. nov.; Pleodorina thompsonii sp. nov.; taxonomy
Strain(s): 4564605415445776667207217227247257287307317327347357368638658668678688698728918921362136341264127 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2006.00255.x

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