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Strain number NIES-2264  
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) Czechoslovakia  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < UTEX (1996);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Pringsheim, E. G.  
Identified by  
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 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC013980 )  
Cell size (min - max) 18 - 39 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Astaxanthin production ; Type specimen (NIES-50009, Epitype)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-582 (=C-296/C-393); SAG 34-1b; UTEX 16; ATCC 30402; UTCC B 93; CCAP 34/1b
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Nakada,T., Ota, S. 2016 What is the correct name for the type of Haematococcus Flot. (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae)? Taxon, 65, 343-348.
Keywords: cryopreservation; epitype; Haematococcus; lectotype
Strain(s): 2264 
DOI: 10.12705/652.11

Lee, Y.-K. & Soh, C.-W. 1991 Accumulation of astaxanthin in Haematococcus lacustris (Chlorophyta). J. Phycol., 27, 575-577.
Keywords: astaxanthin; chemostat cultures; chlorophyta; Haematococcus lacustris; photon flux density; specific growth rate
Strain(s): 2264 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1991.00575.x

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