Strain number NIES-783  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Zygnematophyceae  
Scientific name Micrasterias truncata (Corda) Brébisson ex Ralfs var. pusilla G.S.West  
Former name  
Common name Desmid  
Locality (Date of collection) Centenial Park, Sydney, Australia (1988-09-03)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Kasai, Fumie  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kasai, Fumie (1988-09-08)  
Identified by Kasai, Fumie  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  MG  
Temperature:  22 (25) C
Light intensity:  20-22 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M (21 D)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Heterothallic ; Crosses with NIES-784  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : 88-7-2  
Mazalová, P., Šarhanová, P., Ondřej, V., Poulíčková, A. 2011 Quantificaion of DNA content in freshwater microalgae using flow cytometry: a modified protocol for selected green microalgae. Fottea, 11, 317-328.
Keywords: DNA content; flow cytometry; desmids; microalgae; standards; Micrasterias pinnatifida
Strain(s): 783 
DOI: 10.5507/fot.2011.030

Nemjová, K., Neustupa, J., Šťastný, J., Škaloud, P., Veselá, J. 2011 Species concept and morphological differentiation of strains traditionally assigned to Micrasterias truncata. Phycol. Res., 59, 208-220.
Keywords: cryptic diversity; Desmidiales; geometric morphometrics Micrasterias truncata; small subunit rDNA; species concept; trnGUCC intron
Strain(s): 783784 
DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1835.2011.00619.x

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