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: 723
  • Countries and Regions: 75
  • Microorganisms: 2,596,498
    • Bacteria: 1,061,656
    • Fungi: 803,618
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 31,835
CCMM(Moroccan Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
KSTR(Korea Standard Test Researcher) was added to the CCINFO database.
BCCM/ULC(BCCM/ULC Culture Collection of (sub)polar cyanobacteria) updated their information in the CCINFO database.