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: 752
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,946,863
    • Bacteria: 1,211,904
    • Fungi: 813,227
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 32,128
SYSU(Sun Yat-Sen University culture collection of microorganisms) was added to the CCINFO database.
CRBIP(Centre de Ressources Biologiques de l'Institut Pasteur) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
HGMCC(Hebei Province General Microbiological Culture Collection Center) was added to the CCINFO database.