1. Collection
Registered Number 582
Acronym CICC
Full Name China Center of Industrial Culture Collection
Institution China National Reasearch Institute of Food and Fermentation Industries
ISO Standard ISO 9001:2008
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Chi Cheng
Postal Address Building 6, No. 24 Yard, Jiuxianqiao Middle Road, Chaoyang District,Beijing,Beijing,100015
Country China
Telephone 1 (86) 10-53218306
Telephone 2 (86) 10-53218300
Fax 1 (86) 10-53218306
Fax 2 (86) 10-53218307
E-mail 1 Cheng100027@163.com
E-mail 2 sales@china-cicc.org
Homepage http://www.china-cicc.org 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
Sinolight Corporation
China National Research Institute of Food and Fermentation Industries
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Chi Cheng
Curator Dr. Su Yao (Microbiology/Molecular Biology)
Dr. Jinxia Li (Microbiology/Culture Storage)
Assoc. Prof. Bo Liu (Biological Indicator)
Prof. Jiangsen Pei (Fermentation Technology)
Dr. Yang Liu (Diversity and Taxonomy of Microorganisms )
Dr. Lei Zhai (Proteomics)
Dr. Youqiang Xu (Genomics)
Dr. Jianguo Chen (Biochemistry)
Ms. Ting Zhao (Actinomyces)
Dr. Hanqiao Liang (Biochemistry)
Ms. YanHua Cao (Bacteria)
Mr. FeiRong Bai (Fungi)
Mr. Hui Li (Database)
Ms. Yuanyuan Ge (International Communication)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (12)
Mycology (4)
Computer specialist (1)
Collection service (8)
Administration/secretariat (4)
MSc students (4)
Researcher (8)
Total (41)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Freeze drying
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Identification techniques and methods
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Actionomycetes, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous fungi, Macrofungi)
Freezer(Actionomycetes, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous fungi, Macrofungi)
Liquid N2(Actionomycetes, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous fungi, Macrofungi)
Control of the culture Viability, Purity, DNA gene sequences, Physiological profiles
Using two methods simultaneously in preservation for every strain
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC (USA)
the collection abroadDSMZ (Germany)
the collection abroadNBRC(Japan)
the collection abroadJCM(Japan)
the collection abroadKCTC(South Korean)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
the collection abroadCBS(Netherlands )
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4979 0
Fungi 2622 0
Yeasts 3318 0
cDNA 4 0
Phages 2 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with WFCC culture collection
fee for for microorganisms: RMB 600 - 2000
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.china-cicc.org/
10. Services
Services Storage service(Actionomycetes, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous fungi, Macrofungi)
Distribution(CICC strains and imported QCM products including BioBall, Remel, Microbiologics.)
Identification(Actionomycetes, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous fungi, Macrofungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Genetic engineering
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
Other Service Culture import and export
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-10-28
Date of Reply 2016-01-05