UTEX B 3026
Coelastrella sp.

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Algae Details

UTEX Number: 3026
Class: Chlorophyceae
Strain: Coelastrella sp.
Medium: BG-11 Medium (BG-11)
Origin: San Pablo, CA, USA
Description of Location: garden pot
Type Culture: No
Collection: Juergen Polle (6/30/2010)
Isolation: Juergen Polle (8/13/2010)
Isolator Number: DOE 0202
Deposition: Juergen Polle (3/11/2013)
Also Known As: DOE0202; NAABB1202
Notes: Freshwater strain; Preliminary identification (microscopy): Chlorococcum; Initial description: Apricot; Lipid Screen ID: N01R2_058 / Set ID: 5.10; carotenogenic (unverified)

Strains that are maintained only in cryopreservation (designated 'cryo only') require a minimum of 4-weeks to grow out before shipment.

What are NAABB strains?

The National Alliance for Advanced Biofuels and Bio-products (NAABB), a consortium of universities, research institutions, and companies funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, has made 30 of their best performing strains available to the public through UTEX. These strains are well characterized for lipid production and growth kinetics.

This strain is one of the few available from the NAABB that do not require a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) before purchasing. Please note that this strain is kept in cryopreservation and would require a minimum of 4 weeks before delivery.

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