1. Collection
Registered Number 169
Acronym NCYC
Full Name National Collection of Yeast Cultures
Institution Institute of Food Research
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Ian. N. Roberts
Postal Address Norwich Research Park,Colney,Norwich,NR4 7UA
Country U.K.
Telephone 1 (44) 1603-255000
Fax 1 (44) 1603-458414
E-mail 1 ian.roberts@bbsrc.ac.uk
Homepage http://www.ifr.bbsrc.ac.uk/ncyc/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Ian. N. Roberts
Curator Dr. Chris J Bond
Assoc. Prof. Steve A. James
Number of Staff Mycology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Freeze drying
Molecular biology
Food science
Systematics and taxonomy
Culture and preservation methods
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Yeasts 3000 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)
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange
Fee
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Budapest treaty. 350/deposit)
Storage service(Confidential safe deposit. 175/year)
Distribution(Freeze dried ampoules. 72ampoule)
Identification(Yeasts(non-pathogens. 300/strain))
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Molecular taxonomy
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
Brewing
Biotechnological applications of yeasts
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2007-12-04
12. Strains
Fungi