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: 714
  • Countries and Regions: 72
  • Microorganisms: 2,537,449
    • Bacteria: 1,075,847
    • Fungi: 762,954
    • Virus: 37,967
    • Cell Line: 31,747
CECT(Coleccion Espanola de Cultivos Tipo) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
MRCJ(Col. Sir R. N. Chopra, Microbial Resource Center Jammu) was added to the CCINFO database.
TFC(Tartu Fungal Culture Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.