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: 763
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,969,911
    • Bacteria: 1,225,367
    • Fungi: 814,959
    • Virus: 38,302
    • Cell Line: 32,125
CICC(China Center of Industrial Culture Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
UFPEDA(Coleção de Microrganismos UFPEDA) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
USAB-BIO(Microbial Collection of La Sabana University) was added to the CCINFO database.