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SAG 63-4 Polytomella magna

SAG Strain Number:63-4
TAXONOMY
Genus:Polytomella
Species:magna
Taxonomic position:Chlorophyta - Chlorophyceae
Authority:Pringsheim
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:yes
Division:Chlorophyta
Class:Chlorophyceae
Common name:Green Algae - Chlorophytes
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Cambridge, sap of elm tree in Granchester Meadows
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.191167 / 0.103701  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:June 1947
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:strain 5
Deposition by:
Deposition date:
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ErbsMS
Axenic:bacterial or other types of contamination
Strain relatives:CCAP 63/3
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:MacDonald, S. M. et al. (2016) A survey of Polytomella (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) strains in public culture collections. J Phycol 52 (4):656-663
Publication:Figueroa-Martinez, Francisco et al. (2015) When the lights go out: the evolutionary fate of free-living colorless green algae. New Phytologist 206 (3):972-982
Publication:Smith D.R. et al. (2013) Palindromic Genes in the Linear Mitochondrial Genome of the Nonphotosynthetic Green Alga Polytomella magna. Genome Biol. Evol. 5 (9):1661-1667
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:Smith D.R. et al. (2011) Nucleotide diversity of the colorless green alga Polytomella parva (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta): high for the mitochondrial telomeres, surprisingly low everywhere else. J. Eukaryot. Microbiol. 58 (5):471-473
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:HQ585013  Polytomella magna strain SAG 63-4 NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 (nad2) gene, partial cds; large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL8), large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL2), and small subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnS3) genes, complete sequence; and NADH dehydrogenas (1303 bp)
Sequence Accession:HQ585008  Polytomella magna strain SAG 63-4 NADH dehydrogenase subunit 5 (nad5) gene, partial cds; large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL1), small subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnS4), large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL5), large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL4), small subunit (3826 bp)
Sequence Accession:HQ585003  Polytomella magna strain SAG 63-4 cytochrome b (cob) gene, partial cds; small subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnS1) and large subunit ribosomal RNA (rrnL7) genes, complete sequence; cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (cox1) gene, complete cds; and NADH dehydrogena (3246 bp)
Sequence Accession:HQ584997  Polytomella magna strain SAG 63-4 mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit III (cox3) gene, partial cds; nuclear gene for mitochondrial product.  (1775 bp)
Sequence Accession:HQ584992  Polytomella magna strain SAG 63-4 18S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (1032 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no