1. Collection
Registered Number 950
Acronym IBRC
Full Name Iranian Biological Resources Center
Institution Academic Center for Education Culture and Research (ACECR)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Seyed Abolhassan Shahzadeh Fazeli
Postal Address No. 80, West Howeyzeh St., North Sohrevardi Ave.,Tehran,Tehran,1533734716
Country Iran
Telephone 1 (98) 21-88525389
Telephone 2 (98) 21-88525383
Fax 1 (98) 21-88525394
Fax 2 (98) 21- 88525384
E-mail 1 fazeli@ibrc.ir
E-mail 2 info@ibrc.ir
Homepage http://www.ibrc.ir 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Academic Center for Education Culture and Research (ACECR)
Government
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Seyed Abolhassan Shahzadeh Fazeli
E-Mail:fazeli@ibrc.ir
Curator Assoc. Prof. Mohammad Ali Amoozegar (Microorganisms Bank)
Assoc. Prof. Mehrshad Zeinalabedini (Molecular Bank)
Prof. Mohammad Reza Naghavi (Plant Bank)
Assoc. Prof. Parvaneh Farzaneh (Human and Animal Cell Bank)
Number of Staff Microorganisms Bank (18)
Plant biology (16)
Molecular Bank (6)
Human and animal cell bank (16)
Total (56)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Ecology
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Genetics
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Plant Biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi)
Freezer(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi, Diatoms, Microalgae)
Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi)
L-drying(Fungi)
Subculturing(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi, Diatoms, Microalgae)
Control of the culture Viable Count
Purity
Absence of phage
Morphology
Biochemical Tests
Molecular Tests
Chemical Tests
Deposit BCCM/LMG(Belgium)
CECT(Spain)
CBS(Netherlands)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadCECT(Spain)
the collection abroadBCCM/LMG(Belgium)
the collection abroadCBS(Netherlands)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1315 407
Fungi 446 207
Archaea 217 172
Cyanobacteria 64 64
Microalgae 50 50
Diatoms 43 43
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
Archaea
Cyanobacteria
Microalgae
Diatoms
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with Other Collections
fee for Academic Organisations: 80 Euros
fee for Profit Organisations: 150 Euros
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service( Bacteria, Archea, Fungi, Yeasts, Microalgae, Diatoms,Cell lines)
Distribution(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi, Yeasts, Microalgae, Diatoms,Cell lines)
Identification(Bacteria, Archea, Fungi, Yeasts, Microalgae, Diatoms,Cell lines)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Systematics
Identification
Consulation about Patent deposits
Preservation
Propagation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2009-10-26
Date of Reply 2016-01-31