1. Collection
Registered Number 1089
Acronym LEGE
Full Name Blue Biotechnology and Ecotoxicology Culture Collection
Institution CIIMAR – Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research, University of Porto
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Vitor Ramos
Postal Address Rua dos Bragas, 289,Porto,Porto,4050-123 Porto
Country Portugal
Telephone 1 (1351) - 223401800
E-mail 1 vtr.rms@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status University
Research Institute
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Vitor Vasconcelos
E-Mail:vmvascon@fc.up.pt
Curator Prof. Vitor Vasconcelos (Cyanobacterial phylogenetics, toxins, biotechnology)
Dr. Vitor Ramos (Cyanobacterial phylogenetics, diversity, systematics)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Algology (2)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Ecology
Marine biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Cyanobacteria)
Subculturing(Microalgae)
Control of the culture Microscopy
Molecular
Deposit CCAP(UK)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
the collection abroadPCC(France)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 370 340
Microalgae 10 8
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
9. Catalogue
10. Services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2015-02-27
Date of Reply 2015-02-27