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SAG 835-4 Heterococcus crassulus

SAG Strain Number:835-4
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:crassulus
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Vischer
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:yes
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:Switzerland
Locality:Aareschlucht at Meiringen, on stone
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):46.725271 / 8.181725  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1943
Isolated by:W. Vischer
Strain number by isolator:367
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim ( < W. Vischer)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 835/4
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: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:Vischer, W. (1945) Heterokonten aus alpinen Böden, speziell dem schweizerischen Nationalpark. Erg. wiss. Untersuchgg. Schweiz. Nationalparkes N.F. 1:481-511
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:JX681192  Heterococcus crassulus strain SAG 835-4 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (353 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681221  Heterococcus crassulus strain SAG 835-4 PsbA (psbA) gene, partial cds; psbA-rbcL intergenic spacer, complete sequence; ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase large subunit (rbcL) gene, complete cds; rbcL-rbcS intergenic spacer, complete sequ (3458 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 2step with 5% DMSO; good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no