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SAG 2426 Heterococcus leptosiroides

SAG Strain Number:2426
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:leptosiroides
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Pitschmann
Variety:
Formerly called:Heterococcus protonematoides Vischer
Authentic:no
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:chasmoendolithic
Climatic zone:polar
Continent:Antarctica
Country:Antarctica
Locality:Southern Victoria Land, Gneiss Point, from friable, waethered marble, elevation 50m
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-77.395499 / 163.728332  (5000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1977-1978
Isolated by:R. Ocampo-Friedmann (coll. E. I. Friedmann)
Strain number by isolator:128/A 778-70 (EIF 128/ A 778-70)
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 EE 41, CCMEE 128 A778-70
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:JX681182  Heterococcus protonematoides strain SAG EIF 128/A788-70 isolate EIF 128/A788-70 clone acl3 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (335 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681181  Heterococcus protonematoides strain SAG EIF 128/A788-70 isolate EIF 128/A788-70 clone a5 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (335 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681206  Heterococcus protonematoides strain SAG EIF 128/A788-70 PsbA (psbA) gene, partial cds; psbA-rbcL intergenic spacer, complete sequence; ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, complete cds; rbcL-rbcS intergenic space (1940 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no