1. Collection
Registered Number 1150
Acronym MACC
Full Name Malaysia Algae Culture Collection
Institution Aquatic Botany laboratory, Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Sing Tung Teng
Postal Address Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Jalan Dato Mohd Musa,,Kota samarahan,Sarawak,94300
Country Malaysia
Telephone 1 (60) - 82582984
Telephone 2 (60)-138047387
E-mail 1 tsteng@unimas.my
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Short Grant Scheme, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Sing Tung Teng
E-Mail:tsteng@unimas.my
Curator Dr. Sing Tung Teng (Harmful algae)
E-mail:tsteng@unimas.my
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Genetics
Marine biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Plankton)
Acidic lugol(Dinoflagellata)
Permanent slide(Diatom)
Control of the culture Standard protocols for single cell isolation and culture establishment.
Taxonomic confirmation by national and foreign algae experts
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists 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)
Microalgae 52 52 5 5
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)
Microalgae 31 31 5 5 0 0
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Systematics
Numerical Taxonomy
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2017-07-05
Date of Reply 2017-07-05