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SAG 56.72 Chlorococcum turfosum

SAG Strain Number:56.72
TAXONOMY
Genus:Chlorococcum
Species:turfosum
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:(Watanabe et Lewis) Nakada, Watanabe et Lewis comb. nov.
Variety:
Formerly called:Chlamydomonas sphagnophila; authentic strain of Parachlorococcum turfosum Watanabe et Lewis gen. et. spec. nov. 2017; Chlorococcum elkhartiense Archibald et Bold
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Scotland, Salen, Island of Mull, from peaty ditch
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):56.417201 / -5.900266  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1951
Isolated by:R. A. Lewin
Strain number by isolator:DD1-174
Deposition by:R. C. Starr (UTEX)
Deposition date:1971
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 11/57 as Chlamydomonas sp.; UTEX 293 (maybe not identical to original material anymore acc. to Nakada et al. 2019)
Agitation resistance:yes
Special properties:reassigned from non-authentic strain of Chlorococcum elkhartiense Archibald et Bold into authentic strain of Chlorococcum turfosum (Watanabe et Lewis) Nakada, Watanabe et Lewis comb. nov. 2019. SAG 06/2019
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Nakada T. et al. (2019) Chlorococcum turfosum comb. nov. (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae) and visualization of chimeric sequences . Phycol. Res.
Publication:Watanabe S. et al. (2017) Phylogenetic interpretation of light and electron microscopic features of selected members of the phylogroup Moewusinia (Chlorophyceae), with new generic taxonomy. Phycologia 56 (3):329-353
Publication:Otto, Benjamin et al. (2015) Laccase-like enzyme activities from chlorophycean green algae with potential for bioconversion of phenolic pollutants. FEMS Microbiology Letters 362 (11):fnv072-fnv072
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
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:LC412911  Chlorococcum turfosum SAG 56.72 gene for 18S rRNA, partial sequence. (1747 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no