Strain number NIES-4121  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-1710 and NIES-1711  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2014-12-15)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  40 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; F1 clone of NIES-1710 x 1711 ; Heterothallic  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2014-0520-F1-4  
Remarks Axenic 
Arakaki, Y., Fujiwara, T., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Kawafune, K., Featherston, J., Durand, P. M., Miyagishima, S., Nozaki, H. 2017 Evolution of cytokinesis-related protein localization during the emergence of multicellularity in volvocine green algae. BMC Evol. Biol., 17, 243 (article ID).
Keywords: Multicellularity; Volvocine algae; Tetrabaena socialis; DRP1
Strain(s): 5714121 
PubMed: 29212441
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-017-1091-z

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