Strain number NIES-799  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Desmodesmus subspicatus (Chodat) Hegewald & Schmidt  
Synonym Scenedesmus subspicatus Chodat  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) inside NIES Onogawa, Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan (1992-06-17)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Kasai, Fumie  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Kasai, Fumie (1992-07-01)  
Identified by Kasai, Fumie; Confirmed at NIES by DNA sequencing  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C  
Temperature:  20 (25) C
Light intensity:  2 (14-16) µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  6 M (21 D)  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) 5 - 15 μm  
Characteristics Herbicide (simetryn) susceptible  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : B8-23  
Kasai, F., Hanazato, T. 1995 Genetic changes in phytoplankton communities exposed to the herbicide simetryn in outdoor experimental ponds. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 28, 154-160.
Strain(s): 797798799800801802 

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