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Micractinium sp ASYA39

IMU Code: 2-11c

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Micractinium

Strain: Micractinium KSF0094

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: Stone surface in Skua Lake

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

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

NCBI Accession # : ON782053

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: TAP

Morphological Features of  Species

The cells are spherical in shape and cell size around 4-7 µm. Chloroplast single, parietal/cup-shaped with an ellipsoidal pyrenoid.

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