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: 678
  • Countries and Regions: 71
  • Microorganisms: 2,458,591
    • Bacteria: 1,044,971
    • Fungi: 724,904
    • Virus: 37,922
    • Cell Line: 31,223
MAFF(NIAS Genebank, Microorganism Section) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
CCMA-UFLA(Coleção de Culturas da Microbiologia Agrícola/ Culture Collection of Agricultural Microbiology) was added to the CCINFO database.
CNCRU(Colección Nacional de Cepas de Rhizobium) was added to the CCINFO database.