Culture Collections Information Worldwide is a database management system for culture collections in the world. It includes CCINFO and STRAIN. CCINFO is a world directory of all registered culture collections. The database STRAIN includes list of holdings from registered culture collections.
World Directory Of Culture Collections(Sixth Version, 2014)
  • Culture Collections: 686
  • Countries and Regions: 71
  • Microorganisms: 2,466,389
    • Bacteria: 1,047,335
    • Fungi: 725,754
    • Virus: 37,922
    • Cell Line: 31,730
CREP(Collection of Reproductive Tract Microorganisms) was added to the CCINFO database.
NBIMCC(National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
TBRC(Thailand Bioresource Research Center) was added to the CCINFO database.