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SAG 39.81 Desmodesmus maximus

SAG Strain Number:39.81
TAXONOMY
Genus:Desmodesmus
Species:maximus
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Hegewald) Hegewald
Variety:peruviensis
Formerly called:Scenedesmus maximus var. peruviensis Hegewald
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:
Continent:America
Country:Peru
Locality:Dpto. Loreto, fish-pond near Lago Quistococha at Iquitos
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):-3.824208 / -73.32225  (6000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1973
Isolated by:E. Hegewald
Strain number by isolator:Heg 1973-274
Deposition by:E. Hegewald
Deposition date:12.1980
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:MiEB12 Ag
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Sciuto, Katia et al. (2015) Chodatodesmus australis sp. nov. (Scenedesmaceae, Chlorophyta) from Antarctica, with the emended description of the genus Chodatodesmus, and circumscription of Flechtneria rotunda gen. et sp. nov. Journal of Phycology 51 (6):1172-1188
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:Hegewald, E. et al. (1978) Investigations on the lakes of Peru and their phytoplankton. 3. Three new taxa of Scenedesmus from tropical Peru. Arch. Hydrobiol. / Algol. Stud. 20 51:308-317
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:HG514417  Desmodesmus maximus genomic DNA containing ITS1, 5.8S rRNA gene, ITS2, strain SAG 39.81.  (565 bp)
Sequence Accession:HG514365  Desmodesmus maximus chloroplast partial rbcL gene for ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit, strain SAG 39.81.  (734 bp)
Sequence Accession:HG514392  Desmodesmus maximus partial tufA gene for elongation factor tu, strain SAG 39.81.  (874 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:low survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no