Strain number NIES-3646  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Zygnematophyceae  
Scientific name Closterium moniliferum Ehrenberg ex Ralfs  
Synonym Lunulina monilifera Bory 1824  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Kisami, Shimoda, Shizuoka, Japan (2009-06-08)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.66555555 / 138.91222222 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Water)  
History < Tsuchikane, Yuki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Tsuchikane, Yuki (2009-06-**)  
Identified by Tsuchikane, Yuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  CA  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  15-19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( AB914686 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB914685 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Parthenospore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : izu76-1  
Remarks Axenic 
Tsuchikane, Y., Nakai, A., Sekimoto, H. 2014 Detailed analyses on the parthenospore formation in Closterium moniliferum (Zygnematophyceae, Charophyta). Phycologia, 53, 571-578.
Keywords: Closteriu; Conjugation; Parthenospore; Pheromone; Sexual reproduction
Strain(s): 3646 
DOI: 10.2216/14-35R1.1

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