Strain number NIES-4468  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox africanus G.S.West  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Nong Ya Ma Reservoir, Yang Talat District, Kalasin Province, Thailand (2019-11-01)  
Latitude / Longitude 16.470708333 / 103.273763889 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Reservoir water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi < Mahakham, Wuttipon  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Mahakham, Wuttipong (2019-11-01)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic[2022 Oct]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6/3AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  22-25 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information Whole-genome ( BSDZ01000000 ) , 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC631309 ) , psbC ( LC631311 ) , psaA ( LC631312 ) , psaB ( LC631313 ) , atpB ( LC631314 ) , rbcL ( LC631315 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Dioecious ; Homothallic ; Genome decoded strain (Yamamoto et al. 2023)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 1101-NZ-11  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 
Yamamoto, K., Matsuzaki, R., Mahakham, W., Heman, W., Sekimoto, H., Kawachi, M., Minakuchi, Y., Toyoda, A., Nozaki, H. 2023 Expanded male sex-determining region conserved during the evolution of homothallism in the green alga Volvox. iScience, 26, 106893 (article ID).
Strain(s): 3780378537864468 
PubMed: 37378338
DOI: 10.1016/j.isci.2023.106893

Nozaki, H., Mahakham, W., Heman W., Matsuzaki, R., Kawachi, M. 2022 Morphology, mating system and taxonomy of Volvox africanus (Volvocaceae, Chlorophyceae) from Thailand. Bot. Stud., 63, 1 (article ID).
Strain(s): 378037813782378344674468 
PubMed: 35061120
DOI: 10.1186/s40529-022-00332-1

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