Strain number NIES-2455  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium maiaprilis Hayama, Nakada, Hamaji & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Shisojima, Yasu, Fukuoka, Japan (2004-03-28)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Soil)  
History < Hayama, Mahoko  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Hayama, Mahoko (2007-04-19)  
Identified by Hayama, Mahoko; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  21-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 ( AB520746 ) , rbcL ( AB520743 ) , EF-1alpha-like ( AB623051 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous ; Mating type (+) ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Asa041901  
Remarks Axenic 
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

Setohigashi, Y., Hamaji, T., Hayama, M., Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H. 2011 Uniparential inheritance of chloroplast DNA is strict in the isogamous volvocalean Gonium. PLoS One, 6, e19545 (article ID).
Strain(s): 24552457 
PubMed: 21559302
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0019545

Hayama, M., Nakada, T., Hamaji, T., Nozaki, H. 2010 Morphology, molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of Gonium maiaprilis sp. nov. (Goniaceae, Chlorophyta) from Japan. Phycologia, 49, 221-234.
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Goniaceae; Gonium; Gonium maiaprilis sp. nov.; ITS; molecular phylogeny; morphology; rbcL; reproduction; taxonomy
Strain(s): 2455245624572458245924602461 
DOI: 10.2216/PH09-56.1

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