1. Collection
Registered Number 780
Acronym IBA
Full Name Collection of Microorganisms Producing Antibiotics
Institution Institute of Biotechnology and Antibiotics
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Pass-Dziegielewska Lidia
Postal Address Staroscinska 5,Warsaw,,02-516
Country Poland
Telephone 1 (48) 22-8496051
Fax 1 (48) 22-8483332
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Committee for Scientific Research
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Borowicz Piotr
Curator Mr. Jolanta Kuthan-Styczen (Microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Assistants (2)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Fermentation
Industrial microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(bacteria, streptomyces, fungi)
Freezer(bacteria, streptomyces, fungi)
Freeze-dry(bacteria, streptomyces, fungi, yeasts)
Subculturing(yeasts)
Control of the culture Plating out after certain time
Control of biosynthesis level
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from 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 526 244
Fungi 100 66
Yeasts 82 61
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
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9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Included in a regional catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1998 year(s)
Planning to publish in 2001
10. Services
Services Distribution
Storage service
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Use of computers in culture collections
Consulation about Streptomyces
Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-06-26
Date of Reply 2000-04-07