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SAG 2422 Heterococcus viridis

SAG Strain Number:2422
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:viridis
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Chodat
Variety:
Formerly called:Heterococcus pleurococcoides Pitschmann
Authentic:no
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:
Climatic zone:polar
Continent:Antarctica
Country:Antarctica
Locality:Mac. Robertson Land, Chapman Ridge (ice-free area); elevation 300m (67°28'S, 60°57'E), assoc. with macroscopic growth of Nostoc commune on waterflushed slope
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-67.466667 / 60.950000     View on Google Maps
Year:between 1978 and 1979
Isolated by:P. A. Broady
Strain number by isolator:473 (EIF PAB 398/473)
Deposition by:E. I. Friedmann
Deposition date:11.1987
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES Ag
Axenic:bacterial and fungal contaminations
Strain relatives:UTEX EE 122, CCMEE 398 Broady#473
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Rybalka, N. et al. (2013) Congruence of chloroplast- and nuclear-encoded DNA sequence variations used to assess species boundaries in the soil microalga Heterococcus (Stramenopiles, Xanthophyceae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:39
Publication:Darling, R.B. et al. (1987) Heterococcus endolithicus sp. nov. (Xanthophyceae) and other terrestrial Heterococcus species from Antarctica: Morphological changes during life history and response to temperature. J. Phycol. 23:598-60
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:JX681211  Heterococcus pleurococcoides strain SAG EIF PAB 398/473 isolate EIF PAB 398/473 PsbA (psbA) gene, partial cds; psbA-rbcL intergenic spacer, complete sequence; ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, complete cds; rb (1982 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681155  Heterococcus pleurococcoides strain SAG EIF PAB 398/473 isolate EIF PAB 398/473 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (339 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no