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SAG 240-1 Scotinosphaera lemnae

SAG Strain Number:240-1
TAXONOMY
Genus:Scotinosphaera
Species:lemnae
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Ulvophyceae
Authority:(Puncochárová) Wujek et R.H.Thompson
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Kentrosphaera lemnae Puncochárová (Chlorophyceae)
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Ulvophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Scotland, pond near Glasgow, from Lemna
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):55.878778 / -4.177237  (15000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1951
Isolated by:R. C. Starr
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CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:CCAP 241/1; UTEX 100; CAUP H5303a
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:authentic strain of Scotinosphaera lemnae (Puncochárová) Wujek et R.H.Thompson (Ulvophyceae) acc. to Wujek & Thompson (2005) and Skaloud et al. (2013)
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Skaloud P. et al. (2013) Morphology and phylogenetic position of the freshwater green microalgae Chlorochytrium (Chlorophyceae) and Scotinosphaera (Skotinosphaerales, ord. nov., Ulvophyceae). J. Phycol. 49 (1):115-129
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:Puncochárová, M. (1992) A taxonomic study of four Kentrosphaera strains. Arch. Protistenk. 141:225-241
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:KM020178  Scotinosphaera lemnae strain SAG 240-1 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1772 bp)
Sequence Accession:KF144230  Scotinosphaera lemnae 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1745 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:low survival, standard 2-step protocol 5% DMSO
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no