1. Collection
Registered Number 1
Acronym ATCC
Full Name American Type Culture Collection
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Maryellen de Mars
Postal Address 10801 University Boulevard,Manassas,VA,20110-2209
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 703-365-2700
Fax 1 (1) 703-365-2701
Fax 2 (1) 703-365-2730
E-mail 1 mdemars@atcc.org
Homepage http://www.atcc.org/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Raymond H. (President/CEO) Cypess
Curator Dr. Maryellen de Mars (Senior Director, ATCC Standards Resource Center)
Number of Staff Total (400)
Total (400)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Genetics
Applied microbiology
Immunology
Cell biology
Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Veterinary
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Developmental biology
Ecology
Fermentation
Food science
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteriology: bacteria & bacteriophages 18000 0
Cell Biology: Cell lines & hybridomas 4300 0
Molecular Biology: Recombinant DNA MATERIAL 0 0
Mycology & Botany: Filamentous fungi & yeasts 46000 0
Plant tissue 79 0
Seeds 1000 0
Protists (incl. algae) 2000 0
Virology: Animal viruses, chlamydiae, rickettsiae & antisera 2200 0
Plant viruses & antisera 1500 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Bacteriology: bacteria & bacteriophages
Cell Biology: Cell lines & hybridomas
Molecular Biology: Recombinant DNA MATERIAL
Mycology & Botany: Filamentous fungi & yeasts
Plant tissue
Seeds
Protists (incl. algae)
Virology: Animal viruses, chlamydiae, rickettsiae & antisera
Plant viruses & antisera
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange
Fee
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Updated weekly
Online Catalogue http://www.atcc.org/
10. Services
Services Patent deposits
Storage service(Safe deposit)
Identification(Authentication Services)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Genetic engineering
Karyotyping
Use of computer in culture collections
Cytogenetics
Diagnostic virology
Fermentation
Hybridomas and monoclonal antibodies
Medical mycology
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
Animal quarantine
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2015-02-05
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi