1. Collection
Registered Number 1030
Acronym TCC
Full Name Thonon Culture Collection
Institution INRA
Comment The main objectives of the TCC are to maintain cultures of freshwater microalgae and to ensure their availability for : Research projects (research scientists, PhD students). Development projects (industrial companies). Practical work in education. The development of a living library.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Frédéric RIMET
Postal Address 75 av. de Corzent - BP 511,Thonon-Les-Bains,Savoie,74203
Country France
Telephone 1 0033-4-50-26-78-74
E-mail 1 frederic.rimet@thonon.inra.fr
Homepage http://www6.inra.fr/carrtel-collection_eng 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
University
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Frédéric Rimet
E-Mail:frederic.rimet@thonon.inra.fr
Curator Mrs. Leslie Lainé  (Technician)
Mrs. Cécile Chardon  (Technician)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Ecology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the research institutions 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)
Cyanobacteria 128 0
Microalgae 317 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)
Cyanobacteria
Microalgae
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for 100 euros
fee for 75 euros for public french institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www6.inra.fr/carrtel-collection_eng/Culture-search/List-of-microalgal-cultures
10. Services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-01-28
Date of Reply 2013-04-25