1. Collection
Registered Number 829
Acronym RCC
Full Name Roscoff Culture Collection
Institution Station Biologique de Roscoff
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Daniel Vaulot
Postal Address BP 74,Roscoff,Brittany,29682
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 2-98 29 23 23
Fax 1 (33) 2-98 29 23 24
E-mail 1 rcc@sb-roscoff.fr
Homepage http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/Phyto/RCC/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor CNRS
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Region Bretagne
Conseil general du Finistere
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Daniel Vaulot
E-Mail:vaulot@sb-roscoff.fr
Curator Ms. Florence Le Gall (curator)
E-mail:rcc@sb-roscoff.fr
Dr. Probert Ian (curator)
E-mail:probert@sb-roscoff.fr
Number of Staff Algology (5)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
General microbiology
Marine biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Picoplankton
Viruses
Phototrophic bacteria
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Microalgae, Viruses)
Liquid N2(Microalgae, Bacteria)
Control of the culture Microscopy
18S rDNA sequence
18S rDNA RFLP
HPLC pigment analysis
Spectrofluorimetry
Flow cytometry
Deposit to your collection
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 200 0
Protozoa 10 0
Viruses: plants 150 150
Cyanobacteria 300 0
Microalgae 1500 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
Protozoa
Viruses: plants
Cyanobacteria
Microalgae
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Public schools
exchange with CCMP, NIES
fee for 200 € for 5 strains including transport
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/Phyto/RCC/index.php?option=com_dbquery&Itemid=34
10. Services
Services Distribution(strains)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-06-26
Date of Reply 2013-04-09