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SAG 20.81 Desmodesmus lunatus

SAG Strain Number:20.81
TAXONOMY
Genus:Desmodesmus
Species:lunatus
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(W. et G.S. West) Hegewald
Variety:
Formerly called:Scenedesmus lunatus (W. et G. West) Chodat
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Peru
Locality:Dpto. Loreto, fish-pond near Lago Quistococha at Iquitos
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-3.824208 / -73.32225  (6000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1973
Isolated by:E. Hegewald
Strain number by isolator:Heg 1973-238
Deposition by:E. Hegewald
Deposition date:12.1980
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
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:Vanormelingen, P. et al. (2007) THE SYSTEMATICS OF A SMALL SPINELESS DESMODESMUS SPECIES, D. COSTATO-GRANULATUS (SPHAEROPLEALES, CHLOROPHYCEAE), BASED ON ITS2 rDNA SEQUENCE ANALYSES AND CELL WALL MORPHOLOGY. J. Phycol. 43:378-396
Publication:Hegewald, E. (2000) New combinations in the genus Desmodesmus (Chlorophyceae, Scenedesmaceae). Algological Studies 96: 1-18
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AM228923  5.8S rRNA gene (partial), 28S rRNA gene (partial) and ITS2 (253 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no