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SAG 22.98 Oogamochlamys gigantea

SAG Strain Number:22.98
TAXONOMY
Genus:Oogamochlamys
Species:gigantea
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Pocock) Proeschold, Marin, Schloesser et Melkonian
Variety:
Formerly called:Chlamydomonas gigantea, authentic strain of Chlamydomonas capensis Pocock
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:Africa
Country:Zimbabwe
Locality:soil; leg. M.A. Pocock
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):
Year:1968
Isolated by:R. C. Starr (col. M.A. Pocock)
Strain number by isolator:as Chlamydomonas capensis Pocock
Deposition by:UTEX
Deposition date:1998
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:MiEB12
Axenic:no, bacterial and other contaminations
Strain relatives:UTEX 1753
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:recommended for demonstration of oogamy
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Pröschold et al. (2001) Molecular Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Chlamydomonas (Chlorophyta). I. Emendation of Chlamydomonas Ehrenberg and Chloromonas Gobi, and description of Oogamochlamys gen. nov. and Lobochlamys gen. nov. Protist 152 (4):26
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AJ410467  partial 18S rRNA gene (1773 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no