Strain number NIES-737  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Gonium multicoccum Pocock  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < Nozaki, Hisayoshi  
Isolator (Date of isolation)  
Identified by  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Jan]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  VT  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  10-17 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC086355 ) , ITS1-5.8S-ITS2-28S ( HG422745 ) , atpB ( AB014020 ) , psaA ( AB044240 ) , psaB ( AB044461 ) , rbcL ( D63435 AB006821 ) , psbC ( AB044481 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Colonial; Flagellate 
Characteristics Phototaxis ; F1 clone of UTEX 2579  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : UTEX 2580
Other strain no. : 90-530-F1-5  
Remarks Axenic 
Nozaki, H., Mori, F., Tanaka, Y., Matsuzaki, R., Yamaguchi, H., Kawachi, M. 2022 Cryopreservation of vegetative cells and zygotes of the multicellular volvocine green alga Gonium pectorale. BMC Microbiol., 22, 103 (article ID).
Strain(s): 2882904684695695706456466526536546557378518528852261226341214499450045014502 
PubMed: 35421922
DOI: 10.1186/s12866-022-02519-9

Lindsey, C. R., Rosenzweing, F., Herron, M. D. 2021 Phylotranscriptomics points to multiple independent origins of multicellularity and cellular differentiation in the volvocine algae. BMC Biol., 19, 182 (article ID).
Keywords: Phylotranscriptomics; Volvocine algae; Green algae; Phylogeny; Multicellularity
Strain(s): 41845645846056456656857265365471771972072573673785185689028633383 
DOI: 10.1101/2021.03.16.435725

Nakada, T., Tsuchida, Y., Tomita, M. 2019 Improved taxon sampling and multigene phylogeny of unicellular chlamydomonads closely related to the colonial volvocalean lineage Tetrabaenaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 130 1-8.
Keywords: Alga; Chlamydomonas; Colony evolution; Multigene phylogeny; Vitreochlamys; Zoosporangium
Strain(s): 4184374564604745415445455645665695715776546667217257287357378678798808828838871362185824622567338333884241424242434244424542464247424842494250425142524253425442554256 
PubMed: 30266459
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2018.09.013

Widyaningrum, D., Iida, D., Tanabe, Y., Hayashi, Y., Kurniasih, S. D., Ohama, T. 2019 Acutely induced cell mortality in the unicellular green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Chlorophyceae) following exposure to acrylic resin nanoparticles. J. Phycol., 55, 118-133.
Keywords: abnormal swimming behavior; cell mortality; cell wall damage; Chlamydomonas rein-hardtii; poly(isobutyl-cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles; ROS
Strain(s): 3514436241842143243845654557173273785810221048184821502169220122022208220922122280235224622578 
PubMed: 30304548
DOI: 10.1111/jpy.12798

Nakada, T., Ito, T., Tomita, M. 2016 18S ribosomal RNA gene phylogeny of a colonial volvocalean lineage (Tetrabanaceae-Goniaceae-Volvocaceae, Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and its close relatives. J. Jpn. Bot., 91, 345-354.
Keywords: 18S rRNA; colonial; green algae; molecular phylogeny; unicellular; Volvocales
Strain(s): 4184564604745415445455645665716546667217257287357378678778798808818828831362224222462266256733884126 

Nozaki, H., Misawa, K., Kajita, T., Kato, M., Nohara, S., Watanabe, M. M. 2000 Origin and evolution of the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyceae) as inferred from multiple, chloroplast gene sequences. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 17, 256-268.
Strain(s): 418456460474541545564566569571572574577582653654666720721722724725727728730731732734735736737851854872882884886887888889890893895896898 
PubMed: 11083939
DOI: 10.1006/mpev.2000.0831

Nozaki, H., Ohta, N., Takano, H., Watanabe, M. M. 1999 Reexamination of phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta): an analysis of atpB and rbcL gene sequences. J. Phycol., 35, 104-112.
Keywords: atpB gene; Chlorophyta; Gonium; molecular phylogeny; rbcL gene; Volvocaceae; volvocine series; Volvox
Strain(s): 418456460541564566568569571572574577582653654666720721722724725727728730731732734735736737851852858861882884895 
DOI: 10.1046/j.1529-8817.1999.3510104.x

Nozaki, H., Ito, M., Sano, R., Uchida, H., Watanabe, M. M., Kuroiwa, T. 1995 Phylogenetic relationships within the colonial Volvocales (Chlorophyta) inferred from rbcL gene sequence data. J. Phycol., 31, 970-979.
Keywords: Chlorophyta; Goniaceae; large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (rbcL) gene; molecular phylogeny; Tetrabaenaceae; Volvocaceae
Strain(s): 418421456460541564566569571572574577653725731732734735737895 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1995.00970.x

Nozaki, H., Kuroiwa, T. 1991 Morphology and sexual reproduction of Gonium multicoccum (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) from Nepal. Phycologia, 30, 381-393.
Strain(s): 737885 
DOI: 10.2216/i0031-8884-30-5-381.1

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