Strain number NIES-3746  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Protosiphon botryoides (Kützing) Klebs  
Synonym Protococcus botryoides Kützing  
Former name  
Common name airborne alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Mt. Shinnyuzan, Matsubara, Akiota, Hiroshima, Japan (2011-01-30)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.644379 / 132.215974 
Habitat (Isolation source) Snow (Snowfall)  
History < Handa, Shinji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Handa, Shinji (2011-04-01)  
Identified by Handa, Shinji  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BBM (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  12-22 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Characteristics Soil algae ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Handa-2029B-b  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 

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