1. Collection
Registered Number 635
Acronym AHU
Full Name AHU Culture Collection
Institution Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Fusao Tomita
Postal Address Kita-9, Nishi-9, Kita-ku,Sapporo,Hokkaido,060-8589
Country Japan
Telephone 1 (81) 11-706-2493
Fax 1 (81) 11-706-4961
Homepage http://www.agr.hokudai.ac.jp/oukin/index.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Fusao Tomita
Curator Assoc. Prof. Takako Sakurai
Number of Staff Assistants (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Fermentation
Food science
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Environmental protection
Genetics
7. Preservation
Control of the culture check characteristics periodically (every 3-5 years)
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections 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)
Bacteria 323 312
Fungi 1342 1296
Yeasts 835 835
Actinomycetes 135 135
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
Fungi
Yeasts
Actinomycetes
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
\N
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution
Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Genetic engineering
Numerical Taxonomy
Identification
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Plant quarantine
Other Service Identification of by rDNA sequencing
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2000-04-14
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi