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: 765
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,986,563
    • Bacteria: 1,229,832
    • Fungi: 816,360
    • Virus: 38,302
    • Cell Line: 32,125
CECT(Coleccion Espanola de Cultivos Tipo) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
FGSC(Fungal Genetics Stock Center) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
CMBB(Mushroom Biodiversity-Western Regional Center) was added to the CCINFO database.