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Micractinium sp. ASYA26

IMU Code: 2H-2b(b)

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Chlorophyceae 

Genus: Coelastrum

Strain: Coelastrum pseudomicroporum

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Planktonic sample-Skua Lake

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°83'021"S 67°22'25.9"W

NCBI Accession # : ON817211

General Maintenance Conditions


Temperature: 15 °C/10 °C (D/N)

Light source: mix of warm-white & cool-white fluorescent lamps

Intensity:3200 lux (maximum)

Light period:16/8 h L/D

Media: BBM

Morphological Features of  Species


Cells are ellipsoidal in shape and cell size around 3-6× 5-11 µm. Chloroplast single, parietal, large with ellipsoid to ovoid pyrenoid.

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