1. Collection
Registered Number 980
Acronym RYCASI
Full Name Rumen Yeast Collection of Animal Science Institute
Institution Animal Science Institute
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Yoandra Marrero
Postal Address Carretera Central Km 47 1/2,San Jose de las Lajas,Mayabeque,32700
Country Cuba
Telephone 1 (53) 47-59-9180
Telephone 2 (53) 47-59-9433
E-mail 1 ymarrero@ica.co.cu
E-mail 2 ngonzalez@ica.co.cu
Homepage http://www.ica.inf.cu 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
Research Institute
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor ICA
CITMA
MES
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Yoandra Marrero
E-Mail:ymarrero@ica.co.cu
Curator Assoc. Prof. Niurca Gonzalez (Researcher)
Assoc. Prof. Juana Galindo (Researcher)
Ms. Ana Aldana (Technician)
Ms. Onidia Moreira (Technician)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Assistants (2)
Mycology (4)
Protozoology (4)
Rumen Microbiology (6)
Total (20)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Genetic engineering
Biochemistry
Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Molecular biology
Ecology
Physiology
Environmental protection
Systematics and taxonomy
Fermentation
Food science
General microbiology
Rumen microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(yeast)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Molecular Biology
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
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)
Yeasts 14 14
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)
Yeasts
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Nodo GBIF Cuba
Research projects
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Training Culture and preservation methods
Isolate of ruminal yeast
Evaluation of yeast as ruminal additive
Consulation about Isolate of ruminal yeast
Evaluation of yeast as ruminal additive
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2011-02-26
Date of Reply 2013-05-06