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Yaprak Close Up

Micractinium sp. ASYA43

IMU Code: 2H-17

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae



Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

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

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°49'36.6"S 67°13'38.7"W

NCBI Accession #

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 spherical and cell size around 4-9 µm. Chloroplast parietal with a pyrenoid.

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