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: 676
  • Countries and Regions: 70
  • Microorganisms: 2,451,230
    • Bacteria: 1,043,010
    • Fungi: 722,234
    • Virus: 37,666
    • Cell Line: 31,223
CCDCA(Coleção de Cultura de Microrganismos do Departamento de Ciência dos Alimentos/Culture Collection of Microorganisms from the Department of Food Science) was added to the CCINFO database.
DBVPG(Industrial Yeasts Collection DBVPG) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
FGSC(Fungal Genetics Stock Center) updated their information in the CCINFO database.