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SAG 835-9 Heterococcus caespitosus

SAG Strain Number:835-9
TAXONOMY
Genus:Heterococcus
Species:caespitosus
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Vischer
Variety:
Formerly called:authentic strain of Heterococcus protonematoides Vischer
Authentic:no
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:soil
Climatic zone:
Continent:Europe
Country:Switzerland
Locality:Aareschlucht at Meiringen, on rocks
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):46.725271 / 8.181725  (1000m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1945
Isolated by:W. Vischer
Strain number by isolator:369
Deposition by:E.G. Pringsheim ( < W. Vischer)
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 835/9; UTEX 352
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:Maistro, S. et al. (2009) Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Xanthophyceae (Stramenopiles, Chromalveolata). Protist 160 (3):412-426
Publication:Maistro, S. et al. (2007) Molecular phylogeny and evolution of the order Tribonematales (Heterokonta, Xanthophyceae) based on analysis of plastidial genes rbcL and psaA. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 43 (2):407-417
Publication:Negrisolo, E. et al. (2004) Morphological convergence characterizes the evolution of Xanthophyceae (Heterokontophyta): evidence from nuclear SSU rDNA and plastidial rbcL genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 33 (1):156-170
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:JX681184  Heterococcus protonematoides strain SAG 835-9 5.8S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence; internal transcribed spacer 2, complete sequence; and 26S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence.  (347 bp)
Sequence Accession:JX681225  Heterococcus protonematoides strain SAG 835-9 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.  (1042 bp)
Sequence Accession:AJ579575  chloroplast partial rbcL gene (1386 bp)
Sequence Accession:AJ878060  chloroplast partial psaA gene (1503 bp)
Sequence Accession:AJ579334  partial 18S rRNA gene (1739 bp)
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CRYO
Cryopreservation:standard 2step with 5% DMSO; good survival
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:no