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SAG 159-1 Pascherina tetras

SAG Strain Number:159-1
TAXONOMY
Genus:Pascherina
Species:tetras
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Korshikov) Silva
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Cambridge, Jesus Ditch
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.213208 / 0.122473  (500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1950
Isolated by:R. C. Starr
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.A. George, Cambridge.
Deposition date:01.01.1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:3NBBM+V
Axenic:not axenic, bacterial and fungal contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:unicellular; taxonomy unclear; unicellular morphology does not assemble original description (amongst others: Nakada et al. 2010)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Munakata, H. et al. (2016) Phylogenetic Position and Molecular Chronology of a Colonial Green Flagellate, Stephanosphaera pluvialis (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), among Unicellular Algae. J Eukaryot Microbiol 63 (3):340-8
Publication:Mizuho Sugasawa et al. (2015) Morphology and phylogenetic position of a rare four-celled green alga, Pascherina tetras (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae), based on cultured material. Phycologia 54 (4):342-348
Publication:Nakada, T. et al. (2010) Another Origin of Coloniality in Volvocaleans: The Phylogenetic Position of Pyrobotrys Arnoldi (Spondylomoraceae, Volvocales). Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 57 (4):379-382
Publication:Silva, P. (1959) Remarks on algal nomenclature II. Taxon 8 (2)
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:LC066348  Pascherina tetras chloroplast atpB gene for ATP synthase beta-subunit, partial cds, strain: SAG 159-1.  (1203 bp)
Sequence Accession:AB542921  Pascherina tetras gene for 18S rRNA, partial sequence. (1747 bp)
Sequence Accession:AB542926  Pascherina tetras chloroplast psaB gene for P700 chlorophyll a-apoprotein A2, partial cds. (1581 bp)
Sequence Accession:AB542929  Pascherina tetras chloroplast rbcL gene for large subunit of ribulose-1, 5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase, partial cds. (1364 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no