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SAG 43.80 Prototheca zopfii

SAG Strain Number:43.80
TAXONOMY
Genus:Prototheca
Species:zopfii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Kr├╝ger
Variety:
Formerly called:Prototheca zopfii SAG 263-1a and as P. portoricensis SAG 263-5a
Authentic:no
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
ORIGIN
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Year:before 1928
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:formerly called 263-1a and 263-5a
Deposition by:E. G. Pringsheim
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:Malz Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:potentially pathogenic! Risk Level 2 > restricted distribution! Handle with care!
 
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
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 5% DMSO; very good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no