Original paper

Microalgae culture collection of Ukraine

Borisova, Elena V.; Tsarenko, Petro M.


This paper describes the algal culture collection of M. G. Kholodny Institute of Botany, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (IBASU-A). Now it contains 433 strains of freshwater and halophilic algae from the division Chlorophyta belonging to 4 classes, 9 orders, 30 genera, 86 species and intraspecific taxa. A structure of the collection, its history and development are presented. A list of algal species included in the collection is given.