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: 790
  • Countries and Regions: 78
  • Microorganisms: 3,232,723
    • Bacteria: 1,408,250
    • Fungi: 859,134
    • Virus: 39,402
    • Cell Line: 33,020
NMCCC(North Macedonian Culture Collection of Cyanobacteria) was added to the CCINFO database.
JCM(Japan Collection of Microorganisms) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
FRIM-MCC(FRIM Microbial Culture Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.