Strain number NIES-2263  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski  
Synonym Volvox lacustris Gir.-Chantr. 1802; Sphaerella lacustris (Gir.-Chantr.) Wittr. ex Hansg. 1888; Lepraria kermesina Wrangel 1824; Sphaerella wrangelii Sommerf. 1824, nom. illeg.; Chlorococcum kermesinum (Wrangel) Fr. 1825; Protococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) C.Agardh 1825; Byssus kermesinum (Wrangel) Wahlenb. 1826; Globulina kermesinum (Wrangel) Turpin 1836; Haematococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) Flot. 1844; Protococcus monospermus Corda 1833; Haematococcus cordae Menegh. 1844; Protosphaeria cordae (Menegh.) Trevis. 1848; Disceraea purpurea Morren & C.Morren 1841; Haematococcus pluvialis Flot. 1844; Protococcus pluvialis (Flot.) Kütz. 1845; Protosphaeria pluvialis (Flot.) Trevis. 1848; Chlamydococcus pluvialis (Flot.) A.Braun 1850 (“1849”); Hysginum pluviale (Flot.) Perty 1852; Sphaerella pluvialis (Flot.) Wittr. 1886; Haematococcus longistigma H.Ettl 1954; Haematococcus buetschlii var. bahusiensis Skuja 1956  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < Nakayama, Ooki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nakayama, Ooki  
Identified by Nakayama, Ooki  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 12 - 35 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Astaxanthin production  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-339
Other strain no. : Nakayama 5032  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Nozaki, H., Mori, F., Tanaka, Y., Matsuzaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. 2022 Cryopreservation of vegetative cells and zygotes of the multicellular volvocine green alga Gonium pectorale. BMC Microbiol., 22, 103 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2882904684695695706456466526536546557378518528852261226341214499450045014502 
PubMed: 35421922
DOI: 10.1186/s12866-022-02519-9

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