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SAG 855-1 Ophiocytium maius

SAG Strain Number:855-1
TAXONOMY
Genus:Ophiocytium
Species:maius
Taxonomic position:Heterokontophyta - Xanthophyceae
Authority:Nägeli
Variety:
Formerly called:
Authentic:no
Division:Heterokontophyta
Class:Xanthophyceae
ORIGIN
General habitat:freshwater
Climatic zone:temperate
Continent:Europe
Country:United Kingdom
Locality:Cambridge, pool at Trumington
Lat. / Long.  (Precision):52.310246 / 0.291448  (300m)   View on Google Maps
Year:1940
Isolated by:E. G. Pringsheim
Strain number by isolator:
Deposition by:E. G. Pringsheim
Deposition date:1954
CULTURE INFORMATION
Culture medium:ESP Ag
Axenic:axenic
Strain relatives:CCAP 855/1; UTEX 48; ATCC 30601
Agitation resistance:not detected
Special properties:
 
PUBLICATIONS
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:Volk R.-B. (2008) Screening of microalgae for species excreting norharmane, a manifold biologically active indole alkaloid. Microbiological Research 163 (1):307-313
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:Volk, Rainer- B. (2005) Screening of microalgal culture media for the presence of algicidal compounds and isolation and identification of two bioactive metabolites, excreted by the cyanobacteria Nostoc insulare and Nodularia harveyana. Journal of Applied Phycology 17 (4):339-347
SEQUENCE INFORMATION
Sequence Accession:AJ874699  plastid partial rbcL gene (1410 bp)
Sequence Accession:AJ875408  plastid partial psaA gene (1539 bp)
Sequence Accession:AM490835  partial 18S rRNA gene (1764 bp)
Sequence Accession:EF455971  complete rbcL sequence with adjacent spacer region (2100 bp)
CRYO
Cryopreservation:not detected
TEACHING
Recommended for teaching:yes