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Scenedesmus sp. ASYA49

IMU Code: 2H-2b-A

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Chlorophyceae

Genus: Tetradesmus 


Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Planktonic sample from a natural freshwater pond in Horseshoe island

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T. Çakmak

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

NCBI Accession # : ON782061

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

Single young cells ellipsoidal in shape, becoming more spherical with age. For young cells, cell size around 2-7× 4-12 µm. For older cells, cell size around 4-11× 5-12 µm. Chloroplast parietal with ovoid pyrenoid. Vacuole present in some cells.

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