1. Collection
Registered Number 232
Acronym ICCF
Full Name Collection of Industrial Microorganisms
Institution National Institute for Chemical Pharmaceutical Research and Development (ICCF)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Eugenia Mocanu
Postal Address 112 Soseaua Vitan,Bucharest,sector 3,031299
Country Romania
Telephone 1 (40) 21-3222916
Fax 1 (40) 21-3222917
E-mail 1 emocanu@ncpri.ro
E-mail 2 iulian@ncpri.ro
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor The Ministry of Education, Research and Youth
the host institute- NICDCF-ICCF Bucharest
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Misu Moscovici
Curator Ms. Eugenia Mocanu (Biology)
Ms. Corina Ionescu (Biology)
Ms. Tudora Caraiani (Biology)
Miss. Caterina Tomulesc (Biology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (8)
Cell biology (0)
Mycology (4)
Computer specialist (2)
Assistants (4)
Biochemistry (2)
Technicians (2)
Total (22)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Developmental biology
Environmental protection
Freeze drying
Medical microbiology
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Most of the strains in the collection (bacteria, yeasts, fungi))
Liquid N2(Bacteria, yeasts and fungi object of patent rights)
Subculturing(The strains which are worked upon)
under mineral oil(Bacteria, yeasts and fungi - occasional)
Control of the culture metabolic yields
serial decimal dilutions
microscopical survey of the specific characteristics
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our country
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)
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherlands)
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 220 125
Fungi 60 55
Yeasts 60 58
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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with other research institutes or universities on a contractual basis
fee for at requast depending of strains
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2002 year(s)
Publish own catalogue
Planning to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(bacteria, fungi, yeasts)
Distribution(bacteria, fungi, yeasts)
Consulation about Patent deposits
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1982-05-31
Date of Reply 2016-07-05
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi