Culture Collections Information Worldwide is a database management system for culture collections in the world. It includes CCINFO and STRAIN. CCINFO is a world directory of all registered culture collections. The database STRAIN includes list of holdings from registered culture collections.
World Directory Of Culture Collections(Sixth Version, 2014)
  • Culture Collections: 777
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 3,104,617
    • Bacteria: 1,341,575
    • Fungi: 819,673
    • Virus: 38,622
    • Cell Line: 32,220
NBIMCC(National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
RRISLPHEL(Mahadura Keshani Randika Silva) was added to the CCINFO database.
BCCM/ULC(BCCM/ULC Culture Collection of (sub)polar cyanobacteria) updated their information in the CCINFO database.