Strain number NIES-1638  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
Scientific name Nitellopsis obtusa (Desvaux) J.Groves  
Former name  
Common name Stonewort  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Nojiri, Shinano, Nagano, Japan (1974-08-08)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.8268906772 / 138.22315865 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Higuchi, Sumio < Iwasaki, Naohiko  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by Iwasaki, Naohiko  
State of strain Subculture; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  mSWC-2SWCN-1SWCN-2SWCN-3  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  16-20 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M  
Gene information rbcL ( AB195320 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Dioecious ; Male ; CR+EN  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : CH-56  
Su, D., Yang, L., Shi, X., Ma, X., Zhou, X., Hedges, S. B., Zhong, B. 2021 Large-scale phylogenomic analyses reveal the monophyly of bryophytes and Neoproterozoic origin of land plants. Mol. Biol. Evol., ,
Keywords: Land plants; bryophytes; phylogeny; timescale; maximum bounds
Strain(s): 160616111638 
PubMed: 33871608
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab106

Kato, S., Higuchi, S., Kondo, Y., Kitano, S., Nozaki, H., Tanaka, J. 2005 Rediscovery of the wild-extinct species Nitellopsis obtusa (Charales) in Lake Kawaguchi, Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 80, 84-91.
Keywords: Charales; Nitellopsis; rbcL gene; rediscovery; wild-extinct species
Strain(s): 1638 

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