Strain number NIES-4594  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Volvox kirkiorum H.Nozaki, H.Kawai-Toyooka & N.Isaka  
Former name  
Common name Green alga ; Volvocine alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Sakuragawa River, Tsuchiura, Ibaraki, Japan (2022-06-08)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.07388888 / 140.20805555 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (River water)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Nozaki, Hisayoshi (2022-06-08)  
Identified by Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VTACAF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S-ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-26S ( LC731499 ) , rbcL ( LC731501 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; Monoecious  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 2022-0608-Vx14  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1" 

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