Strain number NIES-883  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Vitreochlamys pinguis Nakazawa  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Shakujii Park Nerima-ku Tokyo Japan (1998-06-02)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.739602 / 139.603019 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Nakazawa, Atsushi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nakazawa, Atsushi (1998-07-16)  
Identified by Nakazawa, Atsushi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086345 ) , atpB ( AB076120 ) , rbcL ( AB050491 ) , psaA ( AB076142 ) , psaB ( AB076157 ) , psbC ( AB076174 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular: Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Authentic strain  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Spha-12/1998-7-16  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Repeated evolution and reversibilityof self-fertilization in the volvocinegreen algae. Evolution, 72, 386-398.
Keywords: Haploid; phylogenetics; self-fertilization; sex; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28941845645846054154354454556456656856957157257457858265373285185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
PubMed: 29134623
DOI: 10.1111/evo.13394

Sausen, N., Malavasi, V., Melkonian, M. 2018 Molecular phylogeny, systematics and revision of the type species of Lobomonas, L. francei,(Volvocales, Chlorophyta) and closely related taxa. J. Phycol., 54, 198-214.
Keywords: crystalline glycoprotein lattice; CWClade; ITS2; L. panduriformis; rbcL; Reinhardtinia; scanning electron microscopy; SSU nrRNA
Strain(s): 25741845647454156657766673587988088288313621708185825673923 
PubMed: 29278416
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12615

Hanschen, E. R., Herron, M. D., Wiens, J. J., Nozaki, H., Michod, R. E. 2018 Multicellularity drives the evolution of sexual traits. Am. Nat., 192, E93-E10.
Keywords: sex; volvocine green algae; multicellularity; ancestral state; reconstruction; anisogamy; sexual dimorphism
Strain(s): 28941842145645846052254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185685787287587687787888088288389189210381362171117132457256927383382338837803782 
DOI: 10.1086/698301

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

Nozaki, H., Onishi, K., Morita, E. 2002 Differences in pyrenoid morphology are correlated with differences in the rbcL genes of members of the Chloromonas lineage (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Mol. Evol., 55, 414-430.
Keywords: ATP synthase β-subunit (atpB) gene; Chloromonas; gene evolution; large subunit of Rubisco (rbcL) gene; morphological evolution; P700 chlorophyll a-apoprotein A2 (psaB) gene; pyrenoid; Volvocales
Strain(s): 96123144213418421425428432439446447456474522564566567569571574582653732851858861875882883968 
PubMed: 12355262
DOI: 10.1007/s00239-002-2338-9

Nozaki, H., Takahara, M., Nakazawa, A., Kita, Y., Yamada, T., Takano, H., Kawano, S., Kato, M. 2002 Evolution of rbcL group IA introns and intron open reading frames within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 23, 326-338.
Strain(s): 289418582654857875883891892 
PubMed: 12099791
DOI: 10.1016/S1055-7903(02)00030-1

Nakazawa, A., Krienitz, L., Nozaki, H. 2001 Taxonomy of the unicellular green algal genus Vitreochlamys (Volvocales), based on comparative morphology of cultured material. Eur. J. Phycol., 36, 113-128.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; comparative morphology; rbcL (large subunit of Rubisco, ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase); Sphaerellopsis; taxonomy; ultrastructure; Vitreochlamys; Vitreochlamys pinguis; Volvocales
Strain(s): 875876877878879880881882883 
DOI: 10.1017/S0967026201003183

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