1. Collection
Registered Number 375
Acronym ISS
Full Name Collection of Bacteria
Institution Institute of Soil Science, Department of Soil Microbiology
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. M.Bogic Milicic
Postal Address Teodora Drajzera 7, pob 33,Belgrade,Serbia,11000
Country Yugoslavia
Telephone 1 (38) 1-11-2667199
Telephone 2 (38) 1-11-2667123
Fax 1 (38) 1-11-2667199
E-mail 1 soilscis@eunet.rs
E-mail 2 josicdragana@yahoo.com
Homepage http://www.soilinst.co.rs 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Community for Scientific Researches
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. M.Bogic Milicic
Curator Assoc. Prof. Dragana Josic (Mol. biologist)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Cell biology (1)
Assistants (2)
Biochemistry (1)
Microbiology (1)
Molecular biology (1)
Total (7)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(NA)
Control of the culture Inoculation of host plant and reisolation of the cultures
Phage typing
Plasmids content and stability
GC content
Intrinsic antibiotic resistance
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
the collection abroadPDDCC(New Zealand)
the collection abroadAIRCS(Australia)
the collection abroadBR(Brazil)
the collection abroadIFO(Japan)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 308 293
Viruses: bacteria 12 9
Bacteria (Rhizobium,Sinorhizobium and Bradyrhizobium spp.) 225 212
Bradyrhizobium japonicum 46 35
Bradyrhizobium spp. 4 4
Sinorhizobium meliloti 54 54
Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae, phaseoli,trifolii 139 139
Rhizobium loti 19 19
Rhizobium galegae 5 3
Azotobacter chroococum, A. vinelandii 15 15
Bacilus megaterium, B. subtilis 11 11
Actinomyces spp. 15 15
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)
Viruses: bacteria
Bacteria (Rhizobium,Sinorhizobium and Bradyrhizobium spp.)
Bradyrhizobium japonicum
Bradyrhizobium spp.
Sinorhizobium meliloti
Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. viciae, phaseoli,trifolii
Rhizobium loti
Rhizobium galegae
Azotobacter chroococum, A. vinelandii
Bacilus megaterium, B. subtilis
Actinomyces spp.
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Exchange with Exchanged free of charge for cultures from other collections
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1982-05-31
Date of Reply 2013-03-05
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi