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Stichococcus sp. ASYA8

IMU Code: 3L-1a

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Deuterostichococcus

Strain: Deuterostichococcus epilithicus ST4

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Stone surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°49'51.9"S 67°14'17.5"W

NCBI Accession # : ON729983

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

Deuterostichococcus cells are usually unicellular. Filaments usually form with 2 cells and easy fragmenting into single cells. Cells cylindrical with 1-2 length/wide ratio. Chloroplast single, parietal.

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