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SAG 263-2 Prototheca spec.

SAG Strain Number:263-2
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:spec.
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
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Formerly called:probably authentic strain of Prototheca moriformis Krüger
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:
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Locality:from sap of a wounded linden tree
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Year:before 1894
Isolated by:probably W. Krüger
Strain number by isolator:probably authentic strain of Prototheca moriformis Krüger
Deposition by:CBS Delft NL to E.G. Pringsheim
Deposition date:1948
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Malz Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:UTEX 288 as Prototheca moriformis (unclear, see Ewing et al. 2014); CCAP 263/2 (dec.)
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:potentially pathogenic! Risk Level 2 > restricted distribution! Handle with care!; Ewing et al (2014) found this strain to be multialgal and isolated two different strains for their moleculra analysis.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Ewing A. et al. (2014) 16S and 23S plastid rDNA phylogenies of Prototheca species and their auxanographic phenotypes. J. Phycol. 50 (4):765-769
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:Kerfin, W. et al. (1978) Physiological and Biochemical Contributions to the Taxonomy of the Genus Prototheca II. Starch Hydrolysis and Base Composition of DNA. Arch. Microbiol. 116 (1):105-107
Publication:Kessler, E. (1977) Physiological and Biochemical Contributions to the Taxonomy of the Genus Prototheca I. Hydrogenase, Acid Tolerance, Salt Tolerance, Thermophily, and Liquefaction of Gelatin. Arch. Microbiol. 113:139-141
Publication:Pringsheim, E.G. (1963) Farblose Algen. Ein Beitrag zur Evolutionsforschung. Farblose Algen. Ein Beitrag zur Evolutionsforschung
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no