1. Collection
Registered Number 105
Acronym LOCK
Full Name Centre of Industrial Microorganisms Collection
Institution Institute of Fermentation Technology and Microbiology
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Katarzyna Rajkowska
Postal Address Wolczanska 171/173,Lodz,Lodz,90-924
Country Poland
Telephone 1 (48) - 42 631 34 70
Telephone 2 (48) - 42 631 34 92
Fax 1 (48) - 42 636 59 76
E-mail 1 katarzyna.rajkowska@p.lodz.pl
E-mail 2 dorota.kregiel@p.lodz.pl
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Budget without salary
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Zdzislawa Libudzisz
Curator Dr. Dorota Kregiel (Microbiology)
E-mail:dorota.kregiel@p.lodz.pl
Dr. Katarzyna Rajkowska (Microbiology)
E-mail:katarzyna.rajkowska@p.lodz.pl
Number of Staff Assistants (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Physiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Metabolism
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(bacteria, yeasts, moulds)
Freezer(bacteria, yeasts)
on agar under oil(yeasts)
Control of the culture control of fermentation activity
control of the strains viability and stability
control of contamination
plating out after certain time storage
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadNCAIM(Hungary)
the collection abroadCCY(Slovak)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 152 0
Fungi 200 0
Yeasts 280 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 152 0
Fungi 200 0
Yeasts 280 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to research and education
exchange with other cultures collections
fee for for the industry: US$ 80.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1980 year(s)
10. Services
Services Storage service(yeasts, moulds, lactic acid bacteria)
Distribution(wine, distillery, fodder yeasts, filamentous fungi)
Identification(food borne pathogens)
Training Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Culture and preservation methods: lyophylization,cryogenic and traditional methods
Identification and diagnostics of bacteria,yeasts and filamentous fungi,new isolated microorganisms
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Other consultation: biodeterioration tests of non-food stuff
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2013-05-21
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi