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SAG 278-2 Messastrum gracile

SAG Strain Number:278-2
TAXONOMY
Genus:Messastrum
Species:gracile
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Reinsch) T.S.Garcia
Variety:
Formerly called:Ankistrodesmus gracilis (Reinsch) Korshikov
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Suffolk, River Stour
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.009823 / 0.739803  (6500m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1947
Isolated by:E. A. George
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim (SAG)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 278/2A; UTEX 325 as Selenastrum gracile
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:renamed from non-authentic Ankistrodesmus gracilis (Reinsch) Korshikov into non-authentic Messastrum gracile (Reinsch) T.S.Garcia acc. to Garcia et al. (2017). SAG 08/2017
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Steudel, Bastian et al. (2016) Contrasting biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in phylogenetic and functional diversity. New Phytologist
Publication:Steudel B. et al. (2012) Biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning change along environmental stress gradients. Ecology Letters 15 (12):1397–1405
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:Tittel, Jörg et al. (2009) Utilisation of terrestrial carbon by osmotrophic algae. Aquatic Sciences 71 (1):46-54
Publication:Kamjunke, Norbert et al. (2008) ALGAE AS COMPETITORS FOR GLUCOSE WITH HETEROTROPHIC BACTERIA. Journal of Phycology 44 (3):616-623
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:Y16937  18S rRNA Gene (1791 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no