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SAG 241.80 Micractinium conductrix

SAG Strain Number:241.80
TAXONOMY
Genus:Micractinium
Species:conductrix
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:(K. Brandt) Pröschold et Darienko
Variety:
Formerly called:Chlorella spec.
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Germany
Locality:pond Bot. Gard. Univ. Göttingen, endosymbiont of Paramecium bursaria
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):51.193035 / 6.806624  (700m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1974
Isolated by:W. Koch
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:W. Koch (SAG)
Deposition date:before 1980
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESFl Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:requiremes vitamine B12 and thiamine B1; able to grow on nitrate as nitrogen source; sensitive to Chlorovirus CVG; resistant to Chloroviruses PBCV-1 and ATCV-1; renamed from Chlorella spec. into authentic strain of Micractinium conductrix (K. Brandt)
 
PUBLICATIONS
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
Publication:Luo, W. et al. (2010) Generic concept in Chlorella-related coccoid green algae (Chlorophyta, Trebouxiophyceae). Plant Biol. 12 (3):545-553
Publication:Linz, B. et al. (1999) Correlation between virus-sensitivity and isoenzyme spectrum in symbiotic Chlorella-like algae. Protistology 1 (2):76-81
Publication:Kessler, E. et al. (1990) Biochemical taxonomy of symbiotic Chlorella strains from Paramecium and Acanthocystis. Bot. Acta 103:140-142
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:FM205851  Micractinium sp. TP-2008b 18S rRNA gene (partial), ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2 and 28S rRNA gene (partial), strain SAG 241.80. (2778 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival, standard 5% DMSO
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no