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SAG 2290 Prototheca zopfii

SAG Strain Number:2290
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:zopfii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Krüger
Variety:hydrocarbonea
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Portugal
Locality:Vila do Conde, Macieira, milk from cow Bos taurus with chronic bovine protothecal mastitis
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):41.342709 / -8.665506  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:October 2002
Isolated by:S. Marques
Strain number by isolator:UP-PT-P1
Deposition by:S. Marques
Deposition date:09.2008
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:TOM Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:thermophile (38°C). Animal pathogene. Risk Level 2 > restricted distribution! Handle with care.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Figueroa-Martinez, Francisco et al. (2015) When the lights go out: the evolutionary fate of free-living colorless green algae. New Phytologist 206 (3):972-982
Publication:Marques, S. et al. (2015) Internal transcribed spacer sequence-based rapid molecular identification of Prototheca zopfii and Prototheca blaschkeae directly from milk of infected cows. Journal of Dairy Science 98 (5):3001-3009
Publication:Marques, S. et al. (2008) Bovine mastitis associated with Prototheca blaschkeae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 46:1941-1945
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:FR848894  tRNA-Ile gene, tRNA-Ala gene and 23S rRNA gene (partial), strain UP-PT-P1. (2085 bp)
Sequence Accession:EU439263  18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1807 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO; very good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no