UTEX B SP28
Geitlerinema carotinosum

*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: SP28
Class: Cyanophyceae
Strain: Geitlerinema carotinosum
Media: A+ Medium
Origin: Great Salt Plains, Oklahoma, USA
Description of Location: pool (sediment) 36_ 44.772, 98_ 15.570
Type Culture: No
Collection: W.J. Henley, A.E. Kirkwood
Isolation: A.E. Kirkwood
Isolator Number:
Deposition: W.J. Henley (6/05)
Relatives: SPMO 167-2; CCMP 2534
Also Known As:
Notes: grown in shaded light

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: SP28
    Class: Cyanophyceae
    Strain: Geitlerinema carotinosum
    Media: A+ Medium
    Origin: Great Salt Plains, Oklahoma, USA
    Description of Location: pool (sediment) 36_ 44.772, 98_ 15.570
    Type Culture: No
    Collection: W.J. Henley, A.E. Kirkwood
    Isolation: A.E. Kirkwood
    Isolator Number:
    Deposition: W.J. Henley (6/05)
    Relatives: SPMO 167-2; CCMP 2534
    Also Known As:
    Notes: grown in shaded light

  • 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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