New lipid-producing, cold-tolerant yellow-green alga isolated from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.

@article{Nelson2013NewLC,
  title={New lipid-producing, cold-tolerant yellow-green alga isolated from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.},
  author={David R. Nelson and Sinafik Mengistu and Paul T. Ranum and Gail J Celio and Mara T. Mashek and Douglas G Mashek and Paul A Lefebvre},
  journal={Biotechnology progress},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={853-61}
}
A new strain of yellow-green algae (Xanthophyceae, Heterokonta), tentatively named Heterococcus sp. DN1 (UTEX accession number UTEX ZZ885), was discovered among snow fields in the Rocky Mountains. Axenic cultures of H. sp. DN1 were isolated and their cellular morphology, growth, and composition of lipids were characterized. H. sp. DN1 was found to grow at… CONTINUE READING