1. Collection
Registered Number 652
Acronym UCCM
Full Name University of Calabar Collection of Microorganisms
Institution University of Calabar
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Richard I. Somiari
Postal Address Dept. of Biological Sciences,Calabar,Cross River,
Country Nigeria
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Microbiology Unit, University of Calabar.
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. S. P. Antai
Curator R. I. Somiari (Mycology)
A. O. Inyang (Bacteriology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (2)
Assistants (5)
Total (9)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Fermentation
Marine biology
Ecology
Environmental protection
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)
Bacteria 60 0
Fungi 38 0
Yeasts 22 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
Fungi
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
\N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Distribution
Identification(Bacteria Fungi Yeasts)
Storage service
Consulation about Propagation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 1992-04-13