Strain number NIES-4476  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Chloromonas kaweckae Procházková & Matsuzaki  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Snow alga  
Locality (Date of collection) the upper part of Malá Studená Valley, High Tatras, Slovakia (2018-06-16)  
Latitude / Longitude 49.191916667 / 20.193800000 
Habitat (Isolation source) Snow (Snow)  
History < Remias, Daniel  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Remias, Daniel  
Identified by Procházková, Lenka  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  5 C
Light intensity:  34 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC683781 ) , 28S rRNA ( LC683782 ) , 5.8S-ITS2-28S ( LC683783 ) , rbcL ( LC683784 ) , atpB ( LC683785 ) , pasB ( LC683786 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Cryophilic ; Authentic strain, Holotype (Procházková et al. 2023)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : CCCryo 557-22
Other strain no. : WP187  
Remarks Axenic 
Procházková, L., Matsuzaki, R., Řezanka, T., Nedbalová, L., Remias, D. 2023 The snow alga Chloromonas kaweckae sp. nov. (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) causes green surface blooms in the High Tatras (Slovakia) and tolerates high irradiance. J. Phycol., 59, 236-248.
Keywords: biodiversity; cryoflora; environmental sample; fatty acids; fluorometry; vegetative stages
Strain(s): 2379375342844476 
PubMed: 36461636
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.13307

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