The Kobe University Macro-Algal Culture Collection (KU-MACC) is now available to users, but only for educational, academic and industrial purposes.
Genome sequenced strain of Chondorus crispus was added in culture collection
Genome sequenced strain of Ectocarpus siliculosus was added in culture collection (KU-1372)
Genome paper of Chondrus crispus was published: Collen et al. (2013) Genome structure and metabolic features in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus shed light on evolution of the Archaeplastida. PNAS 110:5247-5252.
Genome paper of Ectocarpus siliculosus was published: Cock et al. (2010) The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae