1. Collection
Registered Number 208
Acronym IID
Full Name Laboratory Culture Collection
Institution Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Chihiro Sasakawa
Postal Address 4-6-1 Shirokanedai,Minato-ku,Tokyo,108-8639
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 3-5449-5391
Telephone 2 (81) 3-5449-5252
Fax 1 (81) 3-5449-5254
Fax 2 (81) 3-5449-5405
Homepage http://www.ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp/bac/kinkabu00309/home.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Chihiro Sasakawa
Curator Assoc. Prof. Jun Okuda (Medical microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria)
Freeze-dry(NA)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Colony observation
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions 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)
Bacteria 1720 0
Viruses: animal 5 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
Viruses: animal
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free
Fee
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1997 year(s)
10. Services
Services Distribution
Training Management of a culture collection
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2001-03-14
12. Strains
Bacteria