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SAG 55.87 Pseudochloris wilhelmii

SAG Strain Number:55.87
TAXONOMY
Genus:Pseudochloris
Species:wilhelmii
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Trebouxiophyceae
Authority:Somogyi, Felföldi et Vörös
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic material of Nannochloris eucaryotum (Wilhelm, Eisenbeis, Wild et Zahn) Menzel et Wild; Nannochlorum eucaryotum
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Trebouxiophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:marine
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:Yugoslavia
Locality:isolated from a seawater aquarium at University of Mainz (Germany), that contained marine animals from Adria (Rovinj, former Yugoslavia)
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):45.07993 / 13.636175  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1981
Isolated by:C. Wilhelm
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:C. Wilhelm (Mainz)
Deposition date:12.1986
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:1/2SWES Ag
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:UTEX 2502
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:acc. to Somogyi et al 2013: this strain is NOT identical with authentic isolate of Nannochlorum eucaryotum Mainz 1 used by Huss et al. 1999 (NCBI Acc. No. X06425) but identical with UTEX 2502.
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Bogen C. et al. (2013) Identification of Monoraphidium contortum as a promising species for liquid biofuel production. Bioresource Technology 133:622-626
Publication:Somogyi B. et al. (2013) One step closer to eliminating the nomenclatural problems of minute coccoid green algae: Pseudochloris wilhelmii, gen. et sp. nov. (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Eur. J. Phycol. 48 (4):427-436
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:Friedl, T. et al. (2002) Phylogenetic relationships of green algae assigned to the genus Planophila (Chlorophyta): evidence from 18S rDNA sequence data and ultrastructure. Eur. J. Phycol. 37:373-384
Publication:Huss, V.A.R. et al. (1999) Biochemical taxonomy and molecular phylogeny of the genus Chlorella sensu lato (Chlorophyta). J. Phycol. 35:587-598
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:JX235962  Pseudochloris wilhelmii isolate SAG 55.87 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (1754 bp)
Sequence Accession:KM020115  Pseudochloris wilhelmii strain SAG 55.87 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence. (1776 bp)
Sequence Accession:X06425  18S rDNA (1796 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no