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: 728
  • Countries and Regions: 75
  • Microorganisms: 2,600,472
    • Bacteria: 1,062,340
    • Fungi: 806,408
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 31,835
IBK(IBK Mushroom Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
CCM-CIBE(Culture collections of Microorganism CIBE) was added to the CCINFO database.
CIRM-BP(Centre International de Ressources Microbiennes - Bacteries Pathogenes) updated their information in the CCINFO database.