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SAG 108.79 Galdieria sulphuraria

SAG Strain Number:108.79
TAXONOMY
Genus:Galdieria
Species:sulphuraria
Taxonomic position:Rhodophyta - Rhodophyceae
Authority:(Galdieri) Merola
Variety:
Formerly called:Cyanidium caldarium
Authentic:no
Division:Rhodophyta
Class:Rhodophyceae
Common name:Red Algae - Rhodophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:United States
Locality:Wyoming, acid (pH 3-4) hot spring in Yellowstone Natl. Park
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):44.429857 / -110.589295  (50000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:between 1953 and 1954
Isolated by:M. B. Allen (legit A. C. Giese)
Strain number by isolator:C-14.1.2 as Cyanidium caldarium
Deposition by:M. B. Allen
Deposition date:03.1963
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Acid + Glucose Ag
Axenic:axenity status currently under review. 07/2015
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:requires low pH (2-4) and prefers higher growth temperature (25°C, up to 55°C)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Lang, I. et al. (2011) Fatty acid profiles and their distribution patterns in microalgae: a comprehensive analysis of more than 2000 strains from the SAG culture collection. BMC Plant Biol 11:124
Publication:Ciniglia, Claudia et al. (2004) Hidden biodiversity of the extremophilic Cyanidiales red algae. Molecular Ecology 13 (7):1827-1838
Publication:Yoon, H. S. et al. (2004) A molecular timeline for the origin of photosynthetic eukaryotes. Mol Biol Evol 21 (5):809-18
Publication:G Pinto et al. (2003) Comparative approaches to the taxonomy of the genus Galdieria Merola (Cyanidiales, Rhodophyta). Cryptogamie Algologie 24 (1):13-32
Publication:Yoon, H. S. et al. (2002) A single origin of the peridinin- and fucoxanthin-containing plastids in dinoflagellates through tertiary endosymbiosis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99 (18):11724-9
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AY119767  Galdieria sulphuraria strain SAG 108.79 ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (1215 bp)
Sequence Accession:AF545591  Galdieria sulphuraria strain SAG 108.79 voucher SAG:108.79 elongation factor Tu (tufA) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (975 bp)
Sequence Accession:AY119695  Galdieria sulphuraria strain SAG 108.79 photosystem I P700 chlorophyll A apoprotein A1 (psaA) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (1395 bp)
Sequence Accession:AY391380  Galdieria sulphuraria strain SAG 108.79 photosystem I P700 chlorophyll a apoprotein A2 (psaB) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (1266 bp)
Sequence Accession:AY119731  Galdieria sulphuraria strain SAG 108.79 photosystem II reaction center protein D1 (psbA) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (957 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no