UTEX LB 1392
Astrephomene gubernaculifera

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Algae Detail

UTEX Number: 1392
Class: Chlorophyceae
Strain: Astrephomene gubernaculifera
Media: Soilwater: PEA Medium
Origin: Emmet Co., Michigan, USA
Description of Location: mud sample
Type Culture: No
Collection: P.W. Cook (7/61)
Isolation: A.E. Brooks (6/62)
Isolator Number: PVM
Deposition:
Relatives:
Also Known As:
Notes: 7 chromosomes (Brooks & Nasatir 1966); sexual activity can be maintained only when strains are kept in axenic condition

Why can't I purchase this strain?

The availability of UTEX algal strains changes on occasion; cultures may be temporarily deactivated in the online catalog if they are not considered to be healthy or if they are being cleaned for contaminants. Depending on the degree of attention needed, it may take 4-12 weeks before a culture is recovered and added back to the list of active strains.

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  • Algae Detail

    UTEX Number: 1392
    Class: Chlorophyceae
    Strain: Astrephomene gubernaculifera
    Media: Soilwater: PEA Medium
    Origin: Emmet Co., Michigan, USA
    Description of Location: mud sample
    Type Culture: No
    Collection: P.W. Cook (7/61)
    Isolation: A.E. Brooks (6/62)
    Isolator Number: PVM
    Deposition:
    Relatives:
    Also Known As:
    Notes: 7 chromosomes (Brooks & Nasatir 1966); sexual activity can be maintained only when strains are kept in axenic condition





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