Strain number NIES-4270  
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) Mueang Phia, Khon Kaen District, Khon Kaen Province, Thailand (2015-11-30)  
Latitude / Longitude 16.1747833 / 102.67855 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Bog water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2016-11-30)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  13-16 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information psbC ( LC427116 ) , psaA ( LC427117 ) , psaB ( LC427118 ) , atpB ( LC427119 ) , rbcL ( LC427120 ) , ITS2 ( LC427121 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2015-1130-VVx16  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
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

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