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: 762
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,966,756
    • Bacteria: 1,223,777
    • Fungi: 814,456
    • Virus: 38,002
    • Cell Line: 32,125
CCASU(Culture Collection Ain Shams university) was added to the CCINFO database.
NCAM(National Collection of Phytopathogenic Microorganisms) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
BUCC(Bologna University Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.