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SAG 15.91 Pumiliosphaera acidophila

SAG Strain Number:15.91
TAXONOMY
Genus:Pumiliosphaera
Species:acidophila
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Darienko et Pröschold
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Auxenochlorella protothecoides Krüger var. acidicola Kalina et Puncochárová; authentic strain of Chlorella protothecoides Krüger var. acidicola Albertano et Taddei
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Italy
Locality:Napoli, Pozzuoli solfatara at Pisciarelli
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):40.827644 / 14.150469  (1500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1980
Isolated by:P. Albertano and R. Taddei
Strain number by isolator:1980/109
Deposition by:P. Albertano
Deposition date:11.1990
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Acid Ag
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:tolerates low pH up to 1.5; authentic strain of genus Pumiliosphaera Darienko et Pröschold gen. nov. and species Pumiliosphaera acidophila Darienko et Pröschold spec. nov.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Darienko, T. et al. (2015) GENETIC VARIABILITY AND TAXONOMIC REVISION OF THE GENUS AUXENOCHLORELLA (SHIHIRA ET KRAUSS) KALINA ET PUNCOCHAROVA (TREBOUXIOPHYCEAE, CHLOROPHYTA). J. Phycol. 51:394-400
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:Albertano, P. et al. (1984) Chlorella protothecoides Krüger var. acidicola, a new variety from very low pH environments. Arch. Hydrobiol./ Algol. Stud. 37 67:401-408
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:LN610705  Auxenochlorella protothecoides var. acidicola genomic DNA sequence contains 18S rRNA gene, ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2, 28S rRNA gene, strain SAG 15.91. (2435 bp)
Sequence Accession:KM020039  Auxenochlorella protothecoides strain SAG 15.91 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 1, 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, and internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (2459 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:low survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no