1. Collection
Registered Number 301
Acronym RIMD
Full Name Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Research Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases
Institution Osaka University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Myonsun Yoh
Postal Address 3-1 Yamadaoka,Suita,Osaka,565-0871
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 6-6879-8341
Fax 1 (81) 6-6879-8342
E-mail 1 myon@biken.osaka-u.ac.jp
Homepage http://rceid.biken.osaka-u.ac.jp/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Takeshi Honda
Curator Assoc. Prof. Myonsun Yoh (Medical Bacteriology)
Ms. Junko Matsuyama (Medical Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Freezing in Deep Freezer(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Serological tests
Genetical tests
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 3900 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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for standard price 20,000 yen
Fee for academic price 10,000 yen
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria)
Storage service(Freeze-drying)
Distribution(Bacteria)
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
Animal quarantine
Plant quarantine
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2005-02-15
12. Strains
Bacteria