UTEX LB 1404
Closterium moniliferum

*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: 1404
Class: Chlorophyceae
Strain: Closterium moniliferum
Media: Modified Bold 3N Medium
Origin: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
Description of Location: Jordan River
Type Culture: No
Collection: L. Kies
Isolation: B.E. Lippert
Isolator Number: 496
Deposition:
Relatives:
Also Known As:
Notes: crosses with UTEX 1405 (Lippert 1967)

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: 1404
    Class: Chlorophyceae
    Strain: Closterium moniliferum
    Media: Modified Bold 3N Medium
    Origin: Bloomington, Indiana, USA
    Description of Location: Jordan River
    Type Culture: No
    Collection: L. Kies
    Isolation: B.E. Lippert
    Isolator Number: 496
    Deposition:
    Relatives:
    Also Known As:
    Notes: crosses with UTEX 1405 (Lippert 1967)

  • 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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