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Coccomyxa subelllipsoidea ASYA 3

IMU Code: 2H-11

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Coccomyxa

Strain: Coccomyxa subellipsoidea

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Snow microalgae covering the snow surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°48'46.3"S 67°13'26.1"W

NCBI Accession # : ON747312

General Maintenance Conditions


Temperature: 15°C

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

Intensity:3200 lux (maximum)

Periodicity:12/12 h L/D

Media: BBM

Morphological Features of  Species


Coccomyxa cells are ovoid or ellipsoidal in shapes. The cell size is around 4-5 × 5-8 µm. Chloroplasts are large and parietal without pyrenoids.

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