Strain number NIES-4452  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas fukushimae Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Snow alga  
Locality (Date of collection) the Hakkoda Botanical Garden of Tohoku University, Mt. Hakkoda Aomori Aomori Japan (2016-05-18)  
Latitude / Longitude 40.6470833 / 140.8513055 
Habitat (Isolation source) Terrestrial (Snow)  
History < Matsuzaki, Ryo  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Matsuzaki, Ryo (2016-10-09)  
Identified by Matsuzaki, Ryo  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  5 C
Light intensity:  31 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Cryophilic ; Heterothallic ; Isogamous ; Mating type (+)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : HkCl-117  
Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M,, Nozaki, H., Nohara, S., Suzuki, I. 2020 Sexual reproduction of the snow alga Chloromonas fukushimae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) induced using cultured materials. PLoS One, , e0238265 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3389339044524453 
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0238265

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