1. Collection
Registered Number 762
Acronym FTCC
Full Name Food Technology Culture Collection
Institution Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Quee Lan Yeoh
Postal Address Food Technology Centre, MARDI,GPO Box 12301,Kuala Lumpur,50774
Country Malaysia
Telephone 1 (60) 3-89437743
Fax 1 (60) 3-89422906
E-mail 1 qlyeoh@mardi.my
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Institute's Funds
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Abu Bakar Hussin
Curator Mrs. Quee Lan Yeoh (Food Technology & Microbiology)
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Fermentation
Food science
Freeze drying
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Subculturing(Slants - Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Subculturing(Liquid cultures - some bacteria)
Control of the culture Plating cultures
Checking activities of cultures
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
ATCC(USA)
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
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 139 130
Fungi 91 85
Yeasts 119 110
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
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(bacteria, yeast, fungi from industry)
Identification(bacteria)
Other Service Production of starter cultures for fermented foods for industry
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1994-12-08
Date of Reply 2001-03-23