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SAG 229-1 Glaucocystis nostochinearum

SAG Strain Number:229-1
TAXONOMY
Genus:Glaucocystis
Species:nostochinearum
Taxonomic position:Glaucophyta - Glaucophyceae
Authority:Itzigsohn
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Glaucophyta
Class:Glaucophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:pool at Cambridge
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.192351 / 0.163393  (8000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1952
Isolated by:E. A. George
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (SAG)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:WC
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:UTEX 64
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Takahashi, T. et al. (2016) Delineation of six species of the primitive algal genus Glaucocystis based on in situ ultrastructural characteristics. Sci Rep 6:29209
Publication:Takahashi, Toshiyuki et al. (2016) A new type of 3D peripheral ultrastructure in Glaucocystis (Glaucocystales, Glaucophyta) as revealed by ultra-high voltage electron microscopy. Journal of Phycology
Publication:Takahashi, Toshiyuki et al. (2015) Ultra-high voltage electron microscopy of primitive algae illuminates 3D ultrastructures of the first photosynthetic eukaryote. Scientific Reports 5:14735
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:WILLISON J. H. M. et al. (1978) CELL WALL STRUCTURE AND DEPOSITION IN GLAUCOCYSTIS. JOURNAL OF CELL BIOLOGY 77:103-119
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:LC120685  Glaucocystis geitleri cyanelle psbA gene for photosystem II protein D1, partial cds, strain: SAG 229-1. (750 bp)
Sequence Accession:LC120728  Glaucocystis geitleri genes for ITS1, 5.8S rRNA, ITS2, LSU rRNA, complete and partial sequence, strain: SAG 229-1. (714 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:very low survival, standard 2-step protocol 5% DMSO regrowth on Agar
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no