1. Collection
Registered Number 792
Acronym ALCP
Full Name Algotheque du Laboratoire de Cryptogamie
Institution Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Alain Coute
Postal Address 12 Rue Buffon,Paris,,75005
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 1-40793196
Telephone 2 (33) 1-40793187
Fax 1 (33) 1-40793594
E-mail 1 acoute@mnhn.fr
E-mail 2 yep@mnhn.fr
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Alain Coute
Curator Dr. Claude Yepremian (Preservation officer)
Number of Staff Algology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
Applied microbiology
Culture and prservation methods
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(algae)
Subculturing(cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Microscope observation
Cultivation of the strains on special media
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from 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)
Algae 600 0
Bacteria 200 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)
Algae
Bacteria
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Fee for everywhere in the world: US$ 50.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1953 year(s)
Planning to publish in 2004
Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Algae)
Storage service(Algae)
Distribution(Algae)
Identification(algae)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Identification
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-11-12
Date of Reply 2002-05-10