Strain Information: 807/1

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Trebouxiophyceae    Order: Trebouxiales


Botryococcus braunii Kützing (1849)

CCAP 807/1
Isolator: Droop (1950)
Origin: Freshwater; brick pits, Madingley, Cambridge, England, UK
Culture: Medium 3N-BBM+V; Bacteria present; sub + cryo; agar slope
Other: SAG 807-1; UTEX 572; IAM C-529; CCALA 220 (CCAO 220);
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References [18]   EMBL/Genbank Links
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