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- Miyashita, Hideaki, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Algal research 2013 v.2 no.3 pp. 237-243
- Eustigmatophyceae; Scenedesmus; astaxanthin; beta-carotene; biosynthesis; canthaxanthin; chlorophyll; esters; light intensity; lutein; microalgae; ribosomal DNA; rocks; violaxanthin; zeaxanthin; Japan
- ... Four aerial microalgae were isolated from the surface of rocks in mountainous districts of Japan and identified as Scenedesmus sp. KGU-Y002, Scenedesmus sp. KGU-D002, and Coelastrella sp. KGU-H001 of the class Chlorophyceae and Vischeria helvetica KGU-Y001 of the class Eustigmatophyceae based on 18S rDNA analysis. Algal carotenogenesis was enhanced by increasing the light intensity from 40 to 214μ ...