1. Collection
Registered Number 101
Acronym KUKENS
Full Name Centre for Research and Application of Culture Collections of Microorganisms
Institution Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Microbiolgy
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Bulent Gurler
Postal Address KUKENS, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Microbiology,Istanbul,Istanbul,34093 Capa
Country Turkey
Telephone 1 (90) 212-5348640
Fax 1 (90) 212-5348640
E-mail 1 gurlerb@netone.com.tr
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Istanbul University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Bulent Gurler
Curator Prof. Bulent Gurler (General Microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Secretary (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
7. Preservation
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
API
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the collections in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1090 0
Fungi 140 0
Yeasts 160 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)
Bacteria
Fungi
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Included in a regional catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1982 year(s)
Planning to publish the second edition in 2001
Online Catalogue http://www.kukens.org
10. Services
Services Distribution
Patent deposits
Storage service
Training Culture and preservation methods
Management of a culture collection
Use of computers in culture collections
Identification
Consulation about Patent dposits
Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-05-14
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi