Strain Information: 933/27

Division/Phylum: Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta    Class: Chrysophyceae


Ochromonas tuberculata Hibberd (1970)

CCAP 933/27
Isolator: Jaworski (1985)
Origin: Freshwater; Three Tarns, Cumbria, England, UK
Culture: Medium MWC; Bacteria present; sub
Other: Orig. desig. FBA L455; sporulates freely;
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References [4]   EMBL Links
Maberly SC, Ball LA, Raven JA & Sültemeyer D (2009) Inorganic carbon acquisition by Chrysophytes. Journal of Phycology 45: 1052-1061.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2009.00734.x

Katechakis A, Haseneder T, Kling R & Stibor H (2005) Mixotrophic versus photoautotrophic specialist algae as food for zooplankton: The light:nutrient hypothesis might not hold for mixotrophs. Limnology and Oceanography 50: 1290-1299.
DOI: none

Katechakis A & Stibor H (2006) The mixotroph Ochromonas tuberculata may invade and suppress specialist phago- and phototroph plankton communities depending on nutrient conditions. Oecologia 148: 692-701.
DOI: none

Hilton J, Rigg E & Jaworski G (1989) In vivo algal fluorescence, spectral change due to light intensity changes and the automatic characterization of algae. Freshwater Biology 21: 375-382.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2427.1988.tb00463.x

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Catalogue updated: 2 September 2016