1. Collection
Registered Number 1179
Acronym UCCCB
Full Name University of Coimbra Bacteria Culture Collection
Institution University of Coimbra
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Paula Morais
Postal Address Rua Da Matemática -- Edifício Patronato,Coimbra,Coimbra,3000-276
Country Portugal
Telephone 1 +351936264824
E-mail 1 pvmorais@ci.uc.pt
E-mail 2 apchung@gmail.com
Homepage http://www.uc.pt 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Curator Prof. Paula Vasconcelos Morais (Microbiologist)
Assoc. Prof. Ana Paula Chung (Microbiologist)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Genetic engineering
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria )
Control of the culture 16S rRNA gene sequence
biochemical characterization
Deposit LMG(Belgium)
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
the collection abroadLMG(Belgium)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 2000 2000 31 31
Vectors 5 5 0 0
Archaea 10 10 0 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)
Bacteria 1000 1000 3 3 0 0
Vectors 0 0 0 0 0 0
Archaea 10 10 0 0 0 0
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacterial strains )
Distribution(Bacterial strains)
Identification(Bacterial and Archaea strains)
Training Genetic engineering
Numerical Taxonomy
Other Service Identification by FAME analysis
Quinone identification
HPLC determination of GC content
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2018-06-04
Date of Reply 2018-06-04