Strain number NIES-4124  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Stephanosphaera pluvialis Cohn  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Starr, R. C.  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  45 D  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC066328 ) , ITS-5.8S-ITS2 ( LC095631 ) , 26S rRNA, ( LC066339 ) , atpB ( LC066351 ) , psaB ( LC066358 ) , rbcL ( LC066365 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial 
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 771
Remarks Cryopreserved 
Munakata, H., Nakada, T., Nakahigashi, K., Nozaki, H., Tomita, M. 2016 Phylogenetic position and molecular chronology of a colonial green flagellate, Stephanosphaera pluvialis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), among unicellular algae. J. Eucaryot. Microbiol., 63, 340-348.
Keywords: Balticola; coloniality; divergence time; evolution; molecular phylogeny
Strain(s): 12314442142843243944656756957165686188796810482293256441244125 
PubMed: 26595722
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12283

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