Strain number NIES-2161  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Trebouxiophyceae  
Scientific name Parachlorella kessleri (Fott & Nováková) Krienitz, Hegewald, Hepperle, Huss, Rohr & Wolf  
Synonym Chlorella kessleri Fott & Nováková  
Former name Formerly identified as Chlorella vulgaris, re-identified at NIES by DNA analysis  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) New York City, New York, USA (locality of wild type strain (NIES-2160))  
Latitude / Longitude 40.703546 /  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < IAM (2007) < Kamiya, A.; Miyachi, Shigetoh < Schimd, G. H.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Schwarze, P.; Frandsen, N. O.  
Identified by Re-identified by NIES  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  Tre (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB488598 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Yellow mutant of NIES-2160  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-425; SAG 211-11h/20
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Tsuzuki, M., Shimamoto, T., Yang, S. Y., Miyachi, S. 1984 Diversity in intracellular locality, nature, and function of carbonic anhydrase in verious plants. Ann. NY Acad. Sci., 429, 238-240.
Strain(s): 6872160216121622170217322352280 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.1984.tb12341.x

Matumura, H., Muto, S., Miyachi, S. 1982 Light-induced conversion of NAD+ to NADP+ in Chlorella cells. Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 679, 300-307.
Strain(s): 21602161 
DOI: 10.1016/0005-2728(82)90300-0

Schwarze, P., Frandsen, N. O. 1960 Herstellung von Chlorella-Farbmutanten mit Hilfe von radioaktiven Isotopen. Naturwissenschaften, 47, 47.
Strain(s): 21612162 

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