UTEX B SP40
Phormidium okenii

*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: SP40
Class: Cyanophyceae
Strain: Phormidium okenii
Media: J Medium
Origin: Great Salt Plains, Oklahoma, USA
Description of Location: soil (dried algal mat) 36_ 44.196, 98_ 15.561
Type Culture: No
Collection: W.J. Henley, A.E. Kirkwood
Isolation: A.E. Kirkwood
Isolator Number:
Deposition: W.J. Henley (6/05)
Relatives: SPMO 177-1; CCMP 2574
Also Known As:
Notes:

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: SP40
    Class: Cyanophyceae
    Strain: Phormidium okenii
    Media: J Medium
    Origin: Great Salt Plains, Oklahoma, USA
    Description of Location: soil (dried algal mat) 36_ 44.196, 98_ 15.561
    Type Culture: No
    Collection: W.J. Henley, A.E. Kirkwood
    Isolation: A.E. Kirkwood
    Isolator Number:
    Deposition: W.J. Henley (6/05)
    Relatives: SPMO 177-1; CCMP 2574
    Also Known As:
    Notes:

  • 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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