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: 739
  • Countries and Regions: 75
  • Microorganisms: 2,617,295
    • Bacteria: 1,072,174
    • Fungi: 809,802
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 31,835
CCUG(Culture Collection University of Goteborg) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
MRCKKU(Melioidosis Research Center, Faculty of Medicine) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
WS, WSBC, WSLC, WSYC, WSMC(Weihenstephan Microbial Strain Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.