Strain number NIES-1708  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium multicoccum Pocock  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Chikuzen, Fukuoka, Japan (2004-03-**)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamada, Toshihiro (2004-06-03)  
Identified by Yamada, Toshihiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  23 C
Light intensity:  13-16 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB511840 ) , ITS2 ( AB246192 ) , rbcL ( AB246188 ) , MID ( AB774226 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Cosmopolitan ; Resting spore-forming ; Homothallic ; Isogamous  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Asa.Goni.84  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Yamagishi, S., Yamamoto, K., Takahashi, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Suzuki, S., Matsuzaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Higashiyama, T., Nozaki, H. 2024 Evolutionary analysis of MID homologs during the transition from homothallic species to heterothallic species in Volvox sect. Volvox (Chlorophyceae). Phycol. Res., 72, 46-55.
Keywords: male gamete; mating system; minus dominance gene (MID); molecular evolution; sex; sperm packet; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28945646054154454556957257458265265365473285185285787289189213621363170817101859245725692735273627403382338337803782378638743984398639884021402543364432453545364537 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12538

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., Davison, D. R., Ferris, P. J., Michod, R. E. 2018 On the rediscovery of Volvox perglobator (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and the evolution of outcrossing from self-fertilization. Evol. Ecol. Res., 19, 299-318.
Keywords: homothallism; phylogenetics; reversion; self-fertilization; sexual reproduction; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28942145645846047452254154354454556456656856957157257457858265373275185185687287687787888088210381122114011481156115713621708171117131859245725692738338233883780378239864145425842594260 

Hamaji, T., Ferris, J. P., Nishii, I., Nishimura, Y., Nozaki, H. 2013 Distribution of the sex-determining geneMID and molecular correspondence of mating types within the isogamous genus Gonium (Volvocales, Chlorophyta). PLoS One, 8, e64385 (article ID).
Strain(s): 6526536546558518521038103917081710171124552457 
PubMed: 23696888
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064385

Nakada, T., Shinkawa, H., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2010 Recharacterization of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii and its relatives with new isolates from Japan. J. Plant Res., 123, 67-78.
Keywords: Chlamydomonas reinhardtii; Chlorophyceae; distribution; phycology; species; taxonomy
Strain(s): 17081858246224632464 
PubMed: 19882207
DOI: 10.1007/s10265-009-0266-0

Yamada, T., Nakada, T., Miyaji, K., Nozaki, H. 2006 Morphology and molecular phylogeny of Gonium multicoccum (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) newly found in Japan. J. Jpn. Bot., 81, 139-147.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Gonium multicoccum; ITS2; rbcL; Volvocales
Strain(s): 289569572653654851857103817071708170917111713 

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