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: 791
  • Countries and Regions: 77
  • Microorganisms: 3,152,066
    • Bacteria: 1,346,022
    • Fungi: 846,939
    • Virus: 38,787
    • Cell Line: 32,220
ALEC(Algal Excellent Center) was added to the CCINFO database.
Seams(Seagrass Microbiomes) was added to the CCINFO database.
CWU-MACC(Herbarium of Kharkiv University (CWU) - MicroAlgae Cultures Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.