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: 692
  • Countries and Regions: 71
  • Microorganisms: 2,473,325
    • Bacteria: 1,051,258
    • Fungi: 727,014
    • Virus: 37,933
    • Cell Line: 31,738
UTEX(The Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas Austin) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
HCCCM(Heilongjiang Culture Collection Center for Microorganisms) was added to the CCINFO database.
ARC(Algal Resources Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.