1. Collection
Registered Number 592
Acronym OCM
Full Name Oregon Collection of Methanogens
Institution Portland State University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. David R. Boone
Postal Address PO Box 751,Portland,OR,97207-0751
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 503-725-3865
Fax 1 (1) 503-725-8570
E-mail 1 booned@pdx.edu
Homepage http://methanogens.pdx.edu/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. David R. Boone
Curator Yitai Liu (Methanogens)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (3)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Environmental protection
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Strict anaerobes and extremophiles)
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
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
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 192 0
Viruses: bacteria 467 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: bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange with Most recognized collections
Fee for US $80, or $40 for not-for-profit institutions
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Store unpublished strains 2 year before releasing)
Distribution
Training Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Anaerobic culture techniques
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1989-02-22
Date of Reply 2005-06-07
12. Strains
Bacteria