1. Collection
Registered Number 977
Acronym HUMB
Full Name WFCC Estonian Human Microbiota Biobank
Institution Department of Microbiology, University of Tartu, Estonia
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Reet Mändar
Postal Address 19 Ravila,Tartu,Tartumaa,50411
Country Estonia
Telephone 1 (372) 7-374170
Telephone 2 (372) 7-374178
Fax 1 (372) 7-374172
E-mail 1 reet.mandar@ut.ee
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Estonian Ministry of Education and Research
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Reet Mändar
Curator Tiiu Rööp (research fellow)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Ecology
Food science
Medical microbiology
Human microbiota
Lactobacilli
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(bacteria)
Freezer(bacteria)
Control of the culture biochemical tests
molecular tests
viability tests
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 6100 5800
microbiota samples 900 500
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
microbiota samples
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Research collaboration
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Online Catalogue http://biomedicum.ut.ee/armb/biobank/
10. Services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2010-11-03
Date of Reply 2011-11-16