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Yaprak Close Up

Micractinium sp. ASYA41

IMU Code: F2L-14

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae



Origin: Dismal Island, Antarctica

Locality: Snow microalgae covering the snow surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details :68°05'31.3"S 68°50'48.6"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 4-8 µm. Chloroplast single, parietal with a pyrenoid.

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