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SAG 835-2a Heterococcus caespitosus

SAG Strain Number:835-2a
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:caespitosus
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Vischer
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:yes
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:Germany
Locality:Schmieheim near Freiburg i. Br., loamy soil
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):48.275539 / 7.855897  (800m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1934
Isolated by:W. Vischer
Strain number by isolator:116 (clone 1)
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim ( < W. Vischer 1936)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 835/2A; UTEX 313
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
Publication:Rybalka, N. et al. (2013) Congruence of chloroplast- and nuclear-encoded DNA sequence variations used to assess species boundaries in the soil microalga Heterococcus (Stramenopiles, Xanthophyceae). BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:39
Publication:Yang,E.C. et al. (2012) Supermatrix data highlight the phylogenetic relationships of photosynthetic stramenopiles. Protist 163 (2): 217-231
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:Maistro, S. et al. (2009) Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Xanthophyceae (Stramenopiles, Chromalveolata). Protist 160 (3):412-426
Publication:Simon, D. et al. (2003) Phylogeny and self-splicing ability of the plastid tRNA-Leu group I Intron. J. Mol. Evol. 57 (6):710-720
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SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AY344787  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG 835-2a tRNA-Leu (trnL) gene, intron Group I; chloroplast.  (210 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681219  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG 835-2a PsbA (psbA) gene, partial cds; psbA-rbcL intergenic spacer, complete sequence; and ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, partial cds; chloroplast.  (997 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681183  Heterococcus caespitosus strain SAG 835-2a 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (347 bp)
Sequence Accession:AM421002  chloroplast partial rbcL gene (1419 bp)
Sequence Accession:AM421013  chloroplast partial psaA gene (1344 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 2step with 5% DMSO; good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no