1. Collection
Registered Number 768
Acronym IEGM
Full Name Regional Specialized Collection of Alkanotrophic Microorganisms
Institution Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Irina B. Ivshina
Postal Address 13 Golev Street,Perm,Perm krai,614081
Country Russian Federation
Telephone 1 (7) - 342 2808114
Fax 1 (7) - 342 2809211
E-mail 1 ivshina@iegm.ru
Homepage http://www.iegm.ru/iegmcol/index.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status Specialized
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Institute of Ecology and Genetics of Microorganisms, Urals Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Irina B. Ivshina
E-Mail:ivshina@iegm.ru
Curator Dr. Tatyana N. Kamenskikh  (Bacteriologist)
Prof. Maria S. Kuyukina  (Bacteriologist, Databases)
Ms. Ludmila A. Alfimova  (Databases)
Dr. Anastasia V. Krivoruchko  (Bacteriologist)
Mrs. Elena A. Sukhanova  (Assistant)
Dr. Yekaterina M. Nogovitsina  (Bacteriologist)
Dr. Marina I. Richkova  (Bacteriologist)
Mr. Konstantin N. Smartsalov  (Computer specialist)
Dr. Andrey A. Elkin (Computer specialist, databases)
Dr. Yekaterina V. Rubtsova (Bacteriologist)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (6)
Computer specialist (2)
Assistants (1)
Databases (2)
Total (11)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Environmental protection
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Genetics
Immunology
Industrial microbiology
Physiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Microbial diversity
Microbial biotechnology
Environmental biotechnology
Biotransformation
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria)
Freezer(Bacteria)
Subculturing(Bacteria)
Control of the culture a) Chemotaxonomic analysis of cell wall amino acid and monosaccharides
b) Determination of mycolic acid type
c) Lipid identification and analysis of fatty acid composition
d) Phenotypical analysis
e) Immunochemical analysis, particularly immunodiffusion and indirect immunofluorescence methods
f) Comparison of protein spectra by polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis
g) Viability tests
h) Oxygenase activity tests
i) 16S rRNA analysis
k) Species-specific PCR
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your 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
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadNCIMB(UK)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadUCM(Ukraine)
the collection abroadBIM(Byelorus)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 2014 1692
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 2014 1692 152 116
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to University
free to Educational Institute
exchange with Equivalent exchange with other
exchange with Research exchange with others
fee for type strains: US$ 60.00
fee for isolate: US$ 40.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1994 year(s)
Need help to publish
Publish own catalogue
Free of charge. Exchange. Charge: US$10.00
Available on disk. Free of charge. Exchange. Disks charge: US$10.00.
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria)
Distribution(Bacteria)
Identification(Bacteria)
Training Identification
Provision of working space for training in methods of isolation of alkanotrophs
Consulation about Preservation
Cultivation of alkanotrophic microorganisms, particularly propane- and butane-oxidizing bacteria
Other Service Provision of working space for training in methods of isolation, cultivation and identification
of alkanotrophic microorganisms;
screening of microorganisms with predetermined properties.
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1995-03-17
Date of Reply 2013-03-26
12. Strains
Bacteria