Strain number NIES-3389  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas fukushimae Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Snow alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Yamagata Prefectural Nature Conservation Park, Mt. Gassan Shizu, Nishikawa Yamagata Japan (2008-06-04)  
Latitude / Longitude 38.5075 / 140.00027777 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Snow)  
History < Matsuzaki, Ryo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Matsuzaki, Ryo (2008-06-11)  
Identified by Matsuzaki, Ryo  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  5 C
Light intensity:  20-60 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  12L:12D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( AB906342 ) , 26S rRNA ( AB906352 ) , 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB906382 AB906383 ) , atpB ( AB906361 ) , rbcL ( LC012738 ) , psaB ( AB906372 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Authentic strain (Matsuzaki et al. 2014) ; Cryophilic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : GsCl-11  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M,, Nozaki, H., Nohara, S., Suzuki, I. 2020 Sexual reproduction of the snow alga Chloromonas fukushimae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) induced using cultured materials. PLoS One, 15, e0238265 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3389339044524453 
PubMed: 2845939
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238265

Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Takeuchi, N., Hara, Y., Kawachi, M. 2019 Taxonomic re-examination of “Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) zygotes” from Japan and description of C. muramotoi sp. nov. PLoS One, 14, e0210986 (article ID).
Strain(s): 46423792380256328623389370737534284 
PubMed: 30677063
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0210986

Matsuzaki, R., Nozaki, H., Kawachi, M. 2018 Taxonomic revision of Chloromonas nivalis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) strains, with the new description of two snow-inhabiting Chloromonas species. PLoS One, 13, e0193603 (article ID).
Strain(s): 464237925632862338937073753 
PubMed: 29570718
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193603

Matsuzaki, R., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2015 Revisiting the taxonomic significance of aplanozygote morphologies of two “cosmopolitan” snow species of the genus Chloromonas (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Phycologia, 54, 491–502.
Keywords: Chloromonas brevispina; Chloromonas krienitzii sp. nov.; Chloromonas nivalis; Molecular phylogeny; Morphology; Snow algae; Ultrastructure
Strain(s): 23792380338937523753 
DOI: 10.2216/15-33.1

Matsuzaki, R., Hara, Y., Nozaki, H. 2014 A taxonomic study of snow Chloromonas species (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) based on light and electron microscopy and molecular analysis of cultured material. Phycologia, 53, 293–304.
Keywords: Chloromonadinia; Chloromonas fukushimae; Chloromonas tenuis; Molecular phylogeny; Morphology; Snow algae; Taxonomy; Ultrastructure
Strain(s): 2379238033893390 
DOI: 10.2216/14-3.1

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