CC-409 wild type mt+ [SAG 11-32b, which = UTEX 90]


This strain was obtained by David Grant from Uwe G. Schlösser, Sammlung von Algenkulturen (SAG), while David was at the University of Chicago, and was brought to Duke University by him. It is equivalent to CC-1010 UTEX 90, and can grow on nitrate.

For more information on the origin of the standard laboratory strains of C. reinhardtii, please see the following paper:

Pröschold T, Harris EH, Coleman AW (2005) Portrait of a species: Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Genetics 170:1601-1610