Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Dangeard (ATCC® 50048)

Strain Designations: Y-Y mutant  /  Depositor: C Nicholson-Guthrie  /  Biosafety Level: 1

Deposited As Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Dangeard
Strain Designations Y-Y mutant
Biosafety Level 1

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Isolation UV mutant derived from y-1 cells, 1970
Product Format frozen
Type Strain no
Comments Protoporphyrin IX mutant, Chlorophyll-less, lamellae-absent mutant
Carotenoids present
Mutant that lacks chlorophyll in the light and dark
Grows as a yellow organism in liquid
Mating type plus
Medium ATCC® Medium 1338: Chlamydomonas enriched medium
Growth Conditions
Temperature: 25°C
Culture System: Axenic; under 100 foot candles, 12 hrs on/12 hrs off
Name of Depositor C Nicholson-Guthrie
Year of Origin 1970

Nicholson-Guthrie CS. Chlorophyll inheritance in Chlamydomonas. J. Hered. 74: 16-18, 1983.

Nicholson-Guthrie CS, Hudock GA. Growth, ultrastructure and carotenoid spectra of the Chlorophyll-less y-y mutant of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. J. Gen. Microbiol. 129: 159-165, 1983.