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SAG 2425 Heterococcus leptosiroides

SAG Strain Number:2425
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:leptosiroides
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Pitschmann
Variety:
Formerly called:Heterococcus caespitosus Vischer
Authentic:no
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:polar
Continent:Antarctica
Country:Antarctica
Locality:Princess Elizabeth Land, Vestfold Hills, elevation 30-90m, edaphic in moist soil near snow petrel nest (68°35S, 78°10E)
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-68.576441 / 78.154907  (10000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1978-1979
Isolated by:P. A. Broady
Strain number by isolator:372 (EIF PAB 399/372)
Deposition by:E. I. Friedmann
Deposition date:11.1987
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES Ag
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:UTEX 2816, UTEX EE 123, CCMEE 399 Broady#372
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:JX681212  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG EIF PAB 399/372 isolate EIF PAB 399/372 PsbA (psbA) gene, partial cds; psbA-rbcL intergenic spacer, complete sequence; ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, complete cds; rbcL-r (1953 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681172  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG EIF PAB 399/372 isolate EIF PAB 399/372 clone acl63 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (305 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681173  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG EIF PAB 399/372 isolate EIF PAB 399/372 clone acl64 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (306 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681171  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG EIF PAB 399/372 isolate EIF PAB 399/372 clone acl62 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (307 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no