Strain number NIES-4480  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Pleodorina starrii Nozaki, Ott & Coleman  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Lake Tsukui, Kanagawa, Japan (2013-06-14)  
Latitude / Longitude 35.611967 / 139.188750 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Reservoir water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2013-06-14)  
Identified by Kohei, Takahashi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTACAF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information rbcL ( MN606059 ) , psbH-psaA intergenic spacer region ( MN606064 ) , PlestMID ( MN606069 ) , PlestMID cDNA ( MN606070 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Unisexual male  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2013-0614-P7  
Takahashi, K., Suzuki, S., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Yamamoto, K., Hamaji, T., Ootsuki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Higashiyama, T., Nozaki, H. 2023 Reorganization of the ancestral sex-determining regions during the evolution of trioecy in Pleodorina starrii. Commun. Biol., 6, 590 (article ID).
Strain(s): 13634479448044814482 
PubMed: 37296191
DOI: 10.1038/s42003-023-04949-1

Takahashi, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Ootsuki, R., Hamaji, T., Tsuchikane, Y., Sekimoto, H., Higashiyama, T., Nozaki, H. 2021 Three sex phenotypes in a haploid algal species give insights into the evolutionary transition to a self-compatible mating system. Evolution, 75, 2984-2993.
Keywords: Haploid species; inbreeding; life-history evolution; mating systems; reproductive isolation; sex
Strain(s): 456460541544731732872891892136213632569338233833780378240664068447944804481448244834484 
PubMed: 34250602
DOI: 10.1111/evo.14306

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