1. Collection
Registered Number 137
Acronym ECACC
Full Name European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures
Institution Culture Collections, Public Heatlh England
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Ms. Julie. E.Russell
Postal Address Public Health England- Porton Down,Salisbury,Wiltshire,SP4 OJG
Country U.K.
Telephone 1 (44) 1980-612512
Fax 1 (44) 1980-611315
E-mail 1 julie.e.russell@phe.gov.uk
E-mail 2 culturecollections@phe.gov.uk
Homepage www.phe-culturecollections.org.uk 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Department of Health
5. Personnel
Director Ms. Julie E.Russell
Curator Dr. B.J. Bolton (-)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Biochemistry
Immunology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Pharmacology
Toxicology
Neuroscience
Proteomics
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cell lines: animal 1000 0
Hybridomas: animal 400 0
Human Genetic 14000 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)
Cell lines: animal 5500 0
Hybridomas: animal 400 0
Human Genetic
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Cell Lines, Virus, Recombinant DNA, Bacteria,)
Storage service
Distribution(Cell Lines)
Identification(Cell Lines)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
Other Service EBV Immortalisation (Human Genetic Cell Bank Service)
Testing for Microbial Contamination
Testing for Mycoplasma Contamination
Quarantine Cell Banking
Cell Culture Scale-up and Process Development
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1986-01-29
Date of Reply 2015-10-08
12. Strains
Bacteria