1. Collection
Registered Number 191
Acronym IFO
Full Name Institute for Fermentation, Osaka
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Kuniko Sato
Postal Address 17-85 Juso-Honmachi 2-chome,Yodogawa-ku,Osaka,532-8686
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 6-300-6555
Fax 1 (81) 6-300-6814
Homepage http://www.ifo.or.jp/index_e.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Masao Takeuchi
Curator Dr. Kozaburo Mikata (Yeast)
Dr. Tadayoshi Ito (Fungi)
Assoc. Prof. Kazunori Hatano (Actinomycetes,Bacteria,Bacteriophages)
Assoc. Prof. Touho Yoshida (Animal cells)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (5)
Cell (2)
Mycology (5)
Assistants (2)
Total (14)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Genetics
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Ecology
Molecular biology
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4442 0
Fungi 7768 0
Yeasts 3081 0
Cell lines: animal 422 0
Viruses: bacteria 71 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
Fungi
Yeasts
Cell lines: animal
Viruses: bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
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9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution
Patent deposits
Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 1992-10-29
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi