1. Collection
Registered Number 584
Acronym FLACC
Full Name Free-Living Amoebae Culture Collection
Institution Cyma Culture Collection
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Fermin Rivera
Postal Address Pestalozzi 835,Col. del Valle,Mexico 03100, D. F.,
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52) 687-20-74
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Asociacion Mexicana de Investigadores de la Contaminacion Ambiental, AIMIC, A. C.
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Rermin (Protozoologist) Rivera
Curator Mrs. Sc. Elizabeth Ramirez (Microbiology)
Mrs. Sc. Patricia Bonilla (Microbiology)
Arturo Calderon (Protozoology)
Antonio Labastida (Mathematics)
Irma Jimenez (Programer, Computer specialist)
Number of Staff Assistants (5)
Others (6)
Total (11)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Immunology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Medical microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Pharmacology
Food science
7. Preservation
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Protozoa 120 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)
Protozoa
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
\N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Protozoa(Pathogenic free living Amoebae, from waste water treatment system))
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Numerical taxonomy and/or probabilistic identification
Pathogenecity tests (Isoelectric focusing, ELISA and immunoperoxidase, Immunofluorescence methods)
Consulation about Human histological material
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 1990-04-03