Strain number NIES-4471  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvulina steinii Playfair  
Synonym  
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 (2017-09-25)  
Identified by Suguchi, Atsuki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2022 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  40 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 15 - 50 μm  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Heterothallic ; Isogamou ; Resting spore-forming  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2017-0925-Isg5  
Remarks Axenic 
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