Strain number NIES-4128  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox dissipatrix (W.R.Shaw) Printz  
Synonym Copelandosphaera dissipatrix W.R.Shaw  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Marburg, Australia  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Starr, R. C.  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Starr, R. C.  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Oct]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  13-16 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information psbC ( AB214423 ) , psaB ( AB214422 ) , psaA ( AB214421 ) , rbcL ( AB214420 ) , atpB ( AB214419 ) , ITS2 ( LC427122 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Monoecious  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Marb. 2RS 29  
Remarks Axenic; Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Nozaki, H., Takusagawa, M., Matsuzaki, R., Misumi, O., Mahakham, W., Kawachi, M. 2019 Morphology, reproduction and taxonomy of Volvox dissipatrix (Chlorophyceae) from Thailand, with a description of Volvox zeikusii sp. nov. Phycologia, 58, 192-199.
Keywords: Heterothallic species; Homothallic species; Molecular phylogeny; Sexuality; Somatic cell; Transmission electron microscopy
Strain(s): 73141284270 
DOI: 10.1080/00318884.2018.1540238

Starr, R. C. 1968 Cellular differentiation in Volvox. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 59, 1082-1088.
Strain(s): 4128 
PubMed: 5242240
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.59.4.1082

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