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Micractinium simplicissimum ASYA46

IMU Code: Skua penguin 

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae


Strain:M. simplicissimum ASYA46

Origin: Horseshoe Island, Antarctica

Locality: snow surface where a penguin colony lives

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

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

NCBI Accession # :ON810667

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 3-7 µm. Chloroplast large, parietal with large pyrenoid.

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