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: 706
  • Countries and Regions: 72
  • Microorganisms: 2,542,925
    • Bacteria: 1,046,665
    • Fungi: 770,846
    • Virus: 37,912
    • Cell Line: 31,829
WECC(Waterloo Environmental Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
PRB(Perchlorate Reducing Bacteria (Coates Lab)) was added to the CCINFO database.
CACEM-MGM(The Champagne-Ardenne collection of Enological microorganisms) updated their information in the CCINFO database.