1. Collection
Registered Number 601
Acronym TCC/USP
Full Name Trypanosomatid Culture Collection
Institution University of Sao Paulo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Erney Plessman Camargo
Postal Address Av. Lineu Prestes 1374,,Sao Paulo, SP,05508-900
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 11-818-7208
Fax 1 (55) 11-818-7417
E-mail 1 erney@usp.br
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Erney Plessman Camargo
Curator Mr. Marta Campaner (Protozoologist)
Assoc. Prof. Marta Teixeira (Immunologist)
Assoc. Prof. Carlos Winter (Molecular Biologist)
Assoc. Prof. Gloria Dal Colleto (Computer specialist)
Number of Staff Protozoology (16)
Total (16)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Control of the culture Morfology
Riboprinting
Sequencing
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 Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists 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)
Protozoa 325 290
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
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9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Protozoa)
Storage service(Protozoa)
Training Quality control
Systematics
Identification
Numerical taxonomy and/or probabilistic identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2000-04-24