Strain number NIES-783  
Phylum Streptophyta  
Class Charophyceae  
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 

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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