Strain number NIES-4452  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas fukushimae Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
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  
Remarks  
Movie  
Reference
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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