1. Collection
Registered Number 1037
Acronym CLQCA
Full Name Colección de Levaduras Quito Católica
Institution Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador
Comment We have standardized methods in our collection that was founded in 2006. Now we have more than 2500 yeast isolates, distributed in about 200 different yeast species. Several novel yeasts species were described in this collection in cooperation with partners.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Javier Carvajal
Postal Address Av. 12 de octubre 1076 y Roca,Quito,Pichincha,17-01-2184
Country Ecuador
Telephone 1 (593) - 22991700
Fax 1 (593) - 22991687
E-mail 1 ejcarvajal@puce.edu.ec
E-mail 2 pportero@puce.edu.ec
Homepage www.cnib.com.ec 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor PUCE
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Javier Carvajal
Curator Dr. Javier Carvajal (Director)
Assoc. Prof. Patricia Portero (Administrator)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Microbial Archaeology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Yeasts)
Control of the culture RFLP micro and ninisatellites
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Yeasts 2700 2400
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
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new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with NCYC, UFMG
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
Need help to publish
Number of Type Strains 6
Number of Publications last year 3
Number of distributions Last year 800
10. Services
Services Storage service(brewing yeasts and other industrial yeasts)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2013-03-12
Date of Reply 2013-03-22