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: 789
  • Countries and Regions: 77
  • Microorganisms: 3,221,904
    • Bacteria: 1,408,823
    • Fungi: 850,806
    • Virus: 39,387
    • Cell Line: 33,020
NPRC(National Pathogen Resource Center, China) was added to the CCINFO database.
CCATM(Culture collection of algae at Tarbiat Modares university) was added to the CCINFO database.
CCMA-UFSCar(Coleção de Culturas de Microalgas de Água Doce) updated their information in the CCINFO database.