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SAG 1216-6 Distigma proteus

SAG Strain Number:1216-6
TAXONOMY
Genus:Distigma
Species:proteus
Taxonomic position:Euglenophyta - Euglenophyceae
Authority:Pringsheim ex Ettl
Variety:longicauda
Formerly called:Distigma proteus Ehrenberg
Authentic:yes
Division:Euglenophyta
Class:Euglenophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Italy
Locality:Sicily, soil from irrigation canal
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):37.605528 / 14.017639  (125000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1958
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (SAG)
Deposition date:1958
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ErbsS
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:UTEX 1280 as D. levis
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:type culture of Distigma proteus Ehrenberg var. longicauda Angeler nov. var. acc. to Angeler (1999)
 
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:Angeler, D. G. (1999) Distigma proteus var. longicauda var. nov. - a new colourless englenoid described from cultures. Algological Studies 92:19-33
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AF386638  Distigma proteus var. longicauda strain SAG 1216-6 culture-collection SAG:1216-6 small subunit ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (3674 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:yes