1. Collection
Registered Number 1146
Acronym TUCC
Full Name Turin University Culture Collections
Institution University of Turin
Comment This collection joints together the mail culture collections (filamentous fungi, yeasts, bacteria, virus) of the University of Turin. A part of TUCC is represented by Mycotheca Universitatis Taurinensis (MUT) which operated according to ISO 9001:2008 standards since 2008. MUt is already registered in WDCM.
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Giovanna Cristina Varese
Postal Address Viale Mattioli, 25,Turin,Piedmont,10125
Country Italy
Telephone 1 (39) - (011) 6705984
Telephone 2 (39) - (011) 6705964
Fax 1 (39) - (011) 6705962
E-mail 1 cristina.varese@unito.it
E-mail 2 info.mut@unito.it
Homepage www.tucc.unito.it 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Giovanna Cristina Varese
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Marine biology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(filamentous fungi, yeasts, bactera)
Subculturing(filamentous fungi, yeasts, bactera)
Ultra cryo preservation (- 152°C)(filamentous fungi, yeasts, bactera)
Control of the culture vitality
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 research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 200 0
Fungi 4000 0
Yeasts 100 0
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
9. Catalogue
10. Services
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2017-04-13
Date of Reply 2017-04-13