1. Collection
Registered Number 897
Acronym CICIM
Full Name The Culture and Information Centre of Industrial Microoganisms of China Universities
Institution Southern Yangtze University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Zheng-Xiang Wang
Postal Address 170 Huihe Rd.,Wuxi,Jiangsu,214036
Country China
Telephone 1 (86) 510-85879781
E-mail 1 zxwang@sytu.edu.cn
E-mail 2 zx.wang@yahoo.com
Homepage http://CICIM-CU.sytu.edu.cn 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Fermentation
Food science
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Environmental protection
Agriculture
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Freezer(Vectors)
L-drying(Spores)
Control of the culture Biological and Biochemical tests
Shaking-flask fermentation tests
Deposit Mainly to collections in our 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4200 3800
Fungi 5200 5200
Yeasts 3600 3200
Vectors 120 95
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
Vectors
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Academic culture collection within network
Exchange with most recognized collection
Fee for standard price US $50.00
Fee for requested price for commercial purpose
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Identification(Bacteria, Yeast and Filamentous fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Genetic engineering
Use of computers in culture collections
Systematics
Identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2006-05-07
Date of Reply 2006-05-07