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: 815
  • Countries and Regions: 78
  • Microorganisms: 3,333,587
    • Bacteria: 1,468,117
    • Fungi: 882,217
    • Virus: 39,492
    • Cell Line: 38,023
MAKU-MACC(Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University Microalgae Culture Collection) was added to the CCINFO database.
WS, WSBC, WSLC, WSYC, WSMC(Weihenstephan Microbial Strain Collection) updated their information in the CCINFO database.
CREP(Collection of Reproductive Tract Microorganisms) updated their information in the CCINFO database.