Strain Information: 34/6

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Chlorophyceae    Order: Chlamydomonadales


Haematococcus pluvialis Flotow (1844)

CCAP 34/6
Isolator: Droop (1951)
Origin: Freshwater; rain pool, Ostpicken Island, Tvärminne, Finland
Culture: Medium EG:JM; Axenic; sub + cryo
Other: Orig. desig. SMBA 37;
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References [3]   EMBL Links
Croft MT, Lawrence AD, Raux-Deery E, Warren MJ & Smith AG (2005) Algae acquire vitamin B12 through a symbiotic relationship with bacteria. Nature (Letters) 438(3): 90-93.
DOI: 10.1038/nature04056

Noroozi M, Omar H, Napis S, Hejazi MA & Tan SG (2012) Comparative biodiversity and effect of different media on growth and astaxanthin content of nine geographical strains of Haematococcus pluvialis. African Journal of Biotechnology 11: 15049-15059.
DOI: 10.5897/AJB12.773

Slocombe SP, Zhang QY, Ross M, Anderson A, Thomas NJ, Lapresa A, Rad Menéndez C, Campbell CN, Black KD, Stanley MS & Day JG (2015) Unlocking nature's treasure-chest: Screening for oleaginous algae. Scientific Reports 5: 09844.
DOI: 10.1038/srep09844

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Catalogue updated: 10 November 2015