List of WFCC affiliated culture collections contributed to WDCM Reference Strain Catalogue
Culture Collection Full Name Country/Region
1 AHU AHU Culture Collection Japan
2 ATCC American Type Culture Collection U.S.A.
3 BCRC Bioresource Collection and Research Center Chinese Taipei
4 BTCC Bulgarian Type Culture Collection Bulgaria
5 CBS Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Filamentous fungi and Yeast Collection Netherlands
6 CCM Czech Collection of Microorganisms Czech
7 CCTM Centre de Collection de Type Microbien Switzerland
8 CCUG Culture Collection University of Goteborg Sweden
9 CGMCC China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center China
10 CICC China Center of Industrial Culture Collection China
11 CIP Collection de L'Institut Pasteur France
12 CNCTC Czech National Collection of Type Cultures Czech
13 DSM See DSMZ
14 DSMZ Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH Germany
15 FIRDI See BCRC
16 FPRL See IMI
17 GIFU Gifu Type Culture Collection (GTC), Gifu University Culture Collection (GIFU) Japan
18 HNCMB Hungarian National Collection of Medical Bacteria Hungary
19 IAM IAM Culture Collection Japan
20 IFO Institute for Fermentation, Osaka Japan
21 IHEM Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms / IHEM Fungi colleciton Germany
22 IID Laboratory Culture Collection, University of Tokyo Japan
23 IMI CABI Genetic Resource Collection U.K.
24 IP See CIP
25 JCM Japan Collection of Microorganisms Japan
26 LMG Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms/ LMG Bacteria Collection Belgium
27 MUCL Belgian Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms / MUCL Agro-environmental Fungi Collection Belgium
28 NBRC NBRC Culture Collection Japan
29 NCCB NCCB, the Netherlands Culture Collection of Bacteria (formerly LMD and Phabagen Collection) Netherlands
30 NCDO See NCIMIB
31 NCFB See NCIMIB
32 NCIB See NCIMIB
33 NCIMB National Collections of Industrial Food and Marine Bacteria (incorporating the NCFB) U.K.
34 NCPF National Collection of Pathogenic Fungi U.K.
35 NCPPB National Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria U.K.
36 NCTC National Collection of Type Cultures U.K.
37 NCYC National Collection of Yeast Cultures U.K.
38 NRIC NODAI Research Institute Culture Collection Japan
39 NRRL Agricultural Research Service Culture Collection U.S.A.
40 OUT Department of Biotechnology, Osaka University Japan
41 QM Quartermaster Research & Engineering Center U.S.A.
42 RIMD Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Research Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Japan
43 UMIP Collection de Champignons et Actinomycetes Pathogenes France
44 VKM All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms Russia
45 VTT VTT Culture Collection Finland