Strain number NIES-4535  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox ferrisii Isaka, Matsuzaki & Nozaki  
Synonym  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Refer to NIES-2737  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2008-06-14)  
Identified by Isaka, Nanako; Matsuzaki, Ryo; Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTAC  
Temperature:  24 C
Light intensity:  19 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Other water bloom ; Phototaxis ; Homothallic ; Monoecious ; Oogamy ; F1 clone of NIES-2737  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2008-0614-Vx2-F1-1  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Yamagishi, S., Yamamoto, K., Takahashi, K., Kawai-Toyooka, H., Suzuki, S., Matsuzaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M., Higashiyama, T., Nozaki, H. 2023 Evolutionary analysis of MID homologs during the transition from homothallic species to heterothallic species in Volvox sect. Volvox (Chlorophyceae). Phycol. Res., 72, 46-55.
Keywords: male gamete; mating system; minus dominance gene (MID); molecular evolution; sex; sperm packet; volvocine green algae
Strain(s): 28945646054154454556957257458265265365473285185285787289189213621363170817101859245725692735273627403382338337803782378638743984398639884021402543364432453545364537 
DOI: 10.1111/pre.12538

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