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: 758
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,963,164
    • Bacteria: 1,220,838
    • Fungi: 814,206
    • Virus: 38,002
    • Cell Line: 32,128
GCC(Global Collection of Cyanobacteria) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
CCLAB-UNESP(Culture Collection of Lactic Acid Bacteria) was added to the CCINFO database.
CMMF(Collection of Multifunctional and Phytopathogenic Microorganisms) was added to the CCINFO database.