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Sequences [ 2 ]
EMBL/Genbank Links
(Bold text = submission by CCAP staff or collaborators)
Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta Class: Trebouxiophyceae Order: Chlorellales

Note: for strains where we have DNA barcodes we can be reasonably confident of identity, however for those not yet sequenced we rely on morphology and the original identification, usually made by the depositor. Although CCAP makes every effort to ensure the correct taxonomic identity of strains, we cannot guarantee that a strain is correctly identified at the species, genus or class levels. On this basis users are responsible for confirming the identity of the strain(s) they receive from us on arrival before starting experiments.
For strain taxonomy we generally use AlgaeBase for algae and Adl et al. (2019) for protists.

Culture media, purity and growth conditions:
Medium: EG:JM; Axenic; maintained by serial subculture and cryopreserved; liquid
AuthorityBeijerinck 1890
Notes Images 1-3 by Tatyana Darienko; this strain was the authentic strain of Chlorella vulgaris var. viridis; renamed March 2023 as per AlgaeBase.
Axenicity Status Axenic
Environment Freshwater
In Scope of Nagoya Protocol No
ABS Note Collected pre Nagoya Protocol. No known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
Collection Date c 1913
Original Designation Geneva 45
Pathogen Not pathogenic: Hazard Class 1
Strain Maintenance Sheet SM_FreshwaterEcotox.pdf
Toxin Producer Not Toxic / No Data
Type Culture No
Taxonomy WoRMS ID 695862
Equivalent StrainsATCC 16487,SAG 211-12,UTEX 30
Synonyms Chlorella vulgaris var. viridis
Formerly Listed in CCAP asChlorella vulgaris fo. viridis

CCAP 211/12

Chlorella vulgaris

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