UTEX B 838
Chlorella sp.

*Cryo Only cultures are strains that are not kept in active circulation and therefore require a 4-week minimum processing time period to thaw, grow out, and check viability before shipment.



Algae Detail

UTEX Number: 838
Class: Chlorophyceae
Strain: Chlorella sp.
Media: Proteose Medium
Origin:
Description of Location: from Spongilla fluviatalis
Type Culture: No
Collection:
Isolation: R.A. Lewin (1957)
Isolator Number: Zoochlorella parasitica
Deposition: (1958)
Relatives: IAM C-201; CCAP 211/22 [dec.]
Also Known As: Zoochlorella parasitica
Notes: this is a marine isolate growing in freshwater medium; mixture of two strains (Kessler & Huss 1992)

Cryopreservation Conditions

Temperature: -190 °C
Light source: Not Applicable
Intensity: Not Applicable
Periodicity: Not Applicable

Cryopreservation stabilizes genomic integrity, preserves culture quality, minimizes maintenance costs and reduces the risk of catastrophic loss. A broad variety of techniques employed at the CCAP, at UTEX, and elsewhere, can be found in Day, J.G. and Brand, J.J. Cryopreservation Methods for Maintaining Microalgal Cultures, in Algal Culturing Techniques, ed. R. A. Andersen, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006. A relatively simple method that uses a minimum of specialized equipment, yet allows a large variety of microalgae to be cryopreserved with high viability, can be found on the Cryopreservation of Microalgae page.

  • Algae Detail

    UTEX Number: 838
    Class: Chlorophyceae
    Strain: Chlorella sp.
    Media: Proteose Medium
    Origin:
    Description of Location: from Spongilla fluviatalis
    Type Culture: No
    Collection:
    Isolation: R.A. Lewin (1957)
    Isolator Number: Zoochlorella parasitica
    Deposition: (1958)
    Relatives: IAM C-201; CCAP 211/22 [dec.]
    Also Known As: Zoochlorella parasitica
    Notes: this is a marine isolate growing in freshwater medium; mixture of two strains (Kessler & Huss 1992)

  • Cryopreservation Conditions

    Temperature: -190 °C
    Light source: Not Applicable
    Intensity: Not Applicable
    Periodicity: Not Applicable

    Cryopreservation stabilizes genomic integrity, preserves culture quality, minimizes maintenance costs and reduces the risk of catastrophic loss. A broad variety of techniques employed at the CCAP, at UTEX, and elsewhere, can be found in Day, J.G. and Brand, J.J. Cryopreservation Methods for Maintaining Microalgal Cultures, in Algal Culturing Techniques, ed. R. A. Andersen, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2006. A relatively simple method that uses a minimum of specialized equipment, yet allows a large variety of microalgae to be cryopreserved with high viability, can be found on the Cryopreservation of Microalgae page.





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