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: 799
  • Countries and Regions: 79
  • Microorganisms: 3,267,674
    • Bacteria: 1,429,366
    • Fungi: 867,934
    • Virus: 39,491
    • Cell Line: 33,020
WS, WSBC, WSLC, WSYC, WSMC(Weihenstephan Microbial Strain Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
UGCC(University of Gävle Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
DAR(NSW Plant Pathology & Mycology Herbarium) updated their information in the CCINFO database.