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: 770
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 3,091,817
    • Bacteria: 1,332,727
    • Fungi: 817,108
    • Virus: 38,302
    • Cell Line: 32,125
NAIMCC(National Agriculturally Important Microbial Culture Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
PUMC(Institute of Medicinal Plant Development, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College) was added to the CCINFO database.
YUCVM(Yangzhou University College of Veterinary Medicine) was added to the CCINFO database.