1. Collection
Registered Number 937
Acronym UTMC
Full Name University of Tehran Microorganisms Collection
Institution University of Tehran
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Javad Hamedi
Postal Address Enghelab Ave.,Tehran, P.O. Box 14155-6455,Tehran,1417864411
Country Iran
Telephone 1 (21)-61113556
Fax 1 (98) 21-66415081
Fax 2 (98) 21-66492992
E-mail 1 utmc.mtp@ut.ac.ir
E-mail 2 jhamedi@ut.ac.ir
Homepage http://www.mtp.ut.ac.ir 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor University of Tehran
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Fatemeh Mohammadipanah
E-Mail:fmohammadipanah@ut.ac.ir
Curator Assoc. Prof. Javad Hamedi (Actinobacteria / Bacteria)
E-mail:jhamedi@ut.ac.ir
Dr. Fatemeh Mohammadipanah (Actinobacteria / Myxobacteria)
E-mail:fmohammadipanah@ut.ac.ir
Dr. Hamid Moghimi (Fungi)
Ms. Leila Parvizi (Preservation of microorganisims)
Ms. Fahimeh Mohammadnia (Preservation of microorganisms)
Ms. Mona Dehaghi (Preservation of microorganisms)
Ms. Faeze Almasi (Preservation of microorganisms)
Ms. Nazanin Zohorian (Database managment)
Ms. Vajihe Porkar (Cultivation of microorganisms)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Environmental protection
Fermentation
General microbiology
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Bacteria, Fungi)
Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, Fungi, yeast)
Subculturing(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Viable Count
Purity
Morphology
Biochemical Tests
Molecullar analysis
chemical tests
Deposit DSMZ/Germany
PTCC/Iran
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 3200 3150
Fungi 22 8
Yeasts 6 0
Plasmids 20 7
Vectors 6 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
Fungi
Yeasts
Plasmids
Vectors
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with other collection
fee for academic organization: 20 Euros
fee for profit organization: 60 Euros
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Genetic materials)
Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Genetic materials)
Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts, Genetic materials)
Identification(Bacteria)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Genetic engineering
Systematics
Identification
Probabilistic identification
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-02-05
Date of Reply 2013-12-03