1. Collection
Registered Number 906
Acronym ACOI
Full Name Algoteca de Coimbra / Coimbra Collection of Algae
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent
Prof. Lilia Santos
Postal Address Departamento de Ciências da Vida (Botânico),Universidade de Coimbra,Calçada Martim de Freitas,3000 Coimbra
Country Portugal
Telephone 1 (351) - 239 855 230
Fax 1 (351) - 239 855 211
E-mail 1 liliamas@ci.uc.pt
Homepage http://acoi.ci.uc.pt 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University of Coimbra, Portugal
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Lilia Santos
E-Mail:liliamas@ci.uc.pt
Curator Lilia Santos (Phycology)
E-mail:liliamas@ci.uc.pt
Number of Staff Algology (2)
Technicians (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Systematics and taxonomy
Algal Biotechnology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing( Algae)
Freezing in liquid N2(Algae)
Control of the culture Microscopy
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions 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 4000 4000
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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for € 50 for academic institutions / € 100 for companies
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://acoi.ci.uc.pt/acoi_list.php
10. Services
Services Distribution(Freshwater Microalgae and Cyanobacteria)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Identification
Consulation about Preservation
Propagation
Use of algae for biotechnological purposes
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2006-09-22
Date of Reply 2013-03-25