Strain number NIES-4327  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium pectorale O.F.Müller  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Uehara, Taketomi Okinawa, Japan (2017-03-20)  
Latitude / Longitude 24.41525 / 123.77928 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Paddy soil)  
History < Yamashita, Shota; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yamashita, Shota (2017-04-23)  
Identified by Yamashita, Shota  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24-26 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information rbcL ( LC459976 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Isogamous  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2017-0423-IsgGo1  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Yamashita, S. & Nozaki, H. 2019 Embryogenesis of flattened colonies implies the innovation required for the evolution of spheroidal colonies in volvocine green algae. BMC Evol. Biol., 19, 120 (article ID).
Keywords: Multicellularity; Body plan; Embryogenesis; Volvocine green algae; Gonium; Tetrabaena
Strain(s): 5714327 
PubMed: 31185890
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-019-1452-x

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