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Stichococcus bacillaris ASYA9

IMU Code: 4L-6

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Order: Praasiolales

Strain: Stichococcus bacillaris

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Rock surface-seaside

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 67°48'30.7"S 67°10'58.3"W

NCBI Accession # : ON773429

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 2-3 lenght/wide ratio. Chloroplast single, parietal. Cells with polar vacuoles.

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