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SAG 247-1a Actinochloris sphaerica

SAG Strain Number:247-1a
TAXONOMY
Genus:Actinochloris
Species:sphaerica
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:Korshikov
Variety:
Formerly called:Radiosphaera dissecta
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Cambridge, soil from Bot. Gard. Univ. Cambridge
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.193377 / 0.127133  (500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1951
Isolated by:R. C. Starr
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (< R. C. Starr, Cambridge)
Deposition date:before 1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ES Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 247/1; UTEX 121
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
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:Starr, R.C. (1955) A comparative study of Chroococcum Meneghini and other spherical, zoospore-producing genera of Chlorococcales. Indiana University Publications, Science Series 20:111p.
CRYO
Cryopreservation:medium survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no