Strain number NIES-3390  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas fukushimae Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Snow alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Hakkoda Botanical Garden of Tohoku University, Mt. Hakkoda Arakawa, Aomori Aomori Japan (2012-05-15)  
Latitude / Longitude 40.64777777 / 140.85166666 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Snow)  
History < Matsuzaki, Ryo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Matsuzaki, Ryo (2012-12-25)  
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 ( AB906343 ) , 26S rRNA ( AB906353 ) , 5.8S-ITS2-26S ( AB906384 ) , atpB ( AB906362 ) , rbcL ( LC012739 ) , psaB ( AB906373 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Cryophilic ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous ; Mating type (−) ; Life cycle (Matsuzaki et al. 2020)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : HkCl-65  
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., 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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