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SAG 211-6 Chlorella variabilis

SAG Strain Number:211-6
TAXONOMY
Genus:Chlorella
Species:variabilis
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Shihira et Krauss
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Chlorella variabilis Shihira et Krauss; C. paramecii Loefer nom. nud.
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:endosymbiont
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:United States
Locality:endosymbiont of Paramecium bursaria
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):
Year:1934
Isolated by:J. B. Loefer
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E. G. Pringsheim (< Hall NY 1936 < J. B. Loefer)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:ATCC 30420 as C. protothecoides
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:absolute requirement of vitamine B12 and thiamine B1; unable to grow on nitrate as nitrogen source, requiring ammonium or organic nitrogen compounds; sensitive to the Chlorovirus PBCV-1; resistant to the chloroviruses CVG and ATCV-1
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Bock C., Krienitz L. et al. (2011) Taxonomic reassessment of the genus Chlorella (Trebouxiophyceae) using molecular signatures (barcodes), including description of seven new species. Fottea 11 (2):293–312
Publication:Hoshina, Ryo (2011) Comments on the taxonomic treatment of Micractinium reisseri (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae), a common endosymbiont in Paramecium. Phycological Research 59 (4):269-272
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:Pröschold T. et al. (2011) The systematics of Zoochlorella revisited employing an integrative approach. Environm. Microbiol. 13 (2):350–364
Publication:Hoshina,R. et al. (2010) Chlorella variabilis and Micractinium reisseri sp. nov. (Chlorellaceae, Trebouxiophyceae): Redescription of the endosymbiotic green algae of Paramecium bursaria (Peniculia, Oligohymenophorea) in the 120th year. 58:188-201
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:FM205849  Chlorella variabilis 18S rRNA gene (partial), ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2 and 28S rRNA gene (partial), strain SAG 211-6. (3948 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no