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: 748
  • Countries and Regions: 76
  • Microorganisms: 2,695,838
    • Bacteria: 1,149,634
    • Fungi: 809,867
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 32,128
IQCC(Inspection & Quarantine Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
CDBB(Colección Nacional de Cepas Microbianas y Cultivos Celulares) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
RC CCM(Centre for Culture Collection of Microorganisms) was added to the CCINFO database.