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: 796
  • Countries and Regions: 78
  • Microorganisms: 3,262,922
    • Bacteria: 1,428,889
    • Fungi: 864,148
    • Virus: 39,491
    • Cell Line: 33,020
IMRCC(Institute for Medical Research Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
AWRI MCC(AWRI Microorganism Culture Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
VURV(Culture collection of microorganisms of Crop Research Institute) was added to the CCINFO database.