1. Collection
Registered Number 192
Acronym SAG
Full Name Sammlung von Algenkulturen at University of Goettingen
Institution Georg-August-University Goettingen, Albrecht-von-Haller Institute for Plant Science
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Dr. Maike Lorenz
Postal Address Nikolausberger Weg 18,Goettingen,Lower Saxony,37073
Country Germany
Telephone 1 (49) - 551-395740
Telephone 2 (49) - 551-397870
Fax 1 (49) - 551-397871
E-mail 1 epsag@uni-goettingen.de
E-mail 2 mlorenz@uni-goettingen.de
Homepage http://epsag.uni-goettingen.de 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Georg-August-University Goettingen, Germany
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Thomas Friedl
Curator Dr. Maike Lorenz (Microalgal Culture)
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Algology (director & curator) (2)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Evolutionary biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Biodiversity of Microalgae
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Microalgae & Cyanobacteria)
Liquid N2(Microalgae & Cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture microscopy
test media
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the collections in our country
the collection abroadUTEX
the collection abroadCCAP
the collection abroadATCC
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 228 36
Microalgae 2041 384
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)
Cyanobacteria 228 36
Microalgae 2041 384 2269 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to academic culture collections within network for internal use
fee for academic non-profit users: Euro 40
fee for non-academic users: Euro 165 (plus tax)
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1964 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/
Updated daily
10. Services
Services Distribution(microalgae & cyanobacteria)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Microalgal and Cyanobacterial Diversity
Biotechnological Use of Microalgae and Cyanobacteria
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1985-10-07
Date of Reply 2016-04-14
12. Strains