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SAG 161-1a Tetraselmis subcordiformis

SAG Strain Number:161-1a
TAXONOMY
Genus:Tetraselmis
Species:subcordiformis
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorodendrophyceae
Authority:(Wille) Butcher
Variety:
Formerly called:Platymonas subcordiformis
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorodendrophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:marine
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:USA
Locality:Connecticut, tide pool at New Haven
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):41.313532 / -72.927504  (10000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1952
Isolated by:R. A. Lewin
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CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Porph Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 161/1A; UTEX 171 as Platymonas subcordiformis
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:strain able to produce micropearls (strontium-rich amorphous calcium carbonate inclusions) via biomineralization (Martignier et al. 2018)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Martignier A. et al. (2020) Biomineralization Capacities of Chlorodendrophyceae: Correlation Between Chloroplast Morphology and the Distribution of Micropearls in the Cell. Protist 170 (2):209-232
Publication:Martignier A. et al. (2018) Marine and freshwater micropearls: biomineralization producing strontium-rich amorphous calcium carbonate inclusions is widespread in the genus Tetraselmis (Chlorophyta) . Biogeosciences 15:6591-6605
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:Schulze, D. et al. (1987) Immunolocalization of a Ca “-modulated contractile protein in the flagellar apparatus of green algae: the nucleus-basal body connector. Eur J Cell Biol 45:51-61
Publication:McFadden, G.I. et al. (1986) Use of Hepes buffer for microalgal culture media and fixation for electron microscopy. Phycologia 25 (4):551-557
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:MK482410  Tetraselmis subcordiformis isolate SAG 161.1a rbcL gene, partial cds; chloroplast (372 bp)
Sequence Accession:MK460481  Tetraselmis subcordiformis isolate SAG 161.1a ssU rRNA gene, partial sequence; ITS 1, 5.8S rRNA gene, and ITS 2, complete sequence; and lsU rRNA gene, partial sequence. (630 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no
Tetraselmis subcordiformis

Tetraselmis subcordiformis

Tetraselmis subcordiformis

Tetraselmis subcordiformis

Tetraselmis subcordiformis