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: 719
  • Countries and Regions: 75
  • Microorganisms: 2,591,943
    • Bacteria: 1,061,421
    • Fungi: 799,598
    • Virus: 37,926
    • Cell Line: 31,835
SP-HS(Bacillus subtilis. SP-HS) was added to the CCINFO database.
CREA-CMVE(Council for Agricultural Research and Analysis of Agricultural Economics- Microbial Culture Collection of Oenological and Viticultural Environment) was added to the CCINFO database.
ENASTCC(Analysis and Technical Services Corporation. Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.