1. Collection
Registered Number 480
Full Name Microalgae and Zygnematophyceae Collection Hamburg
Institution Universitat Hamburg
Comment formerly "Sammlung von Konjugaten Kulturen" (SVCK)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Klaus von Schwartzenberg
Postal Address Ohnhorststr. 18,Hamburg,Hamburg,D-22609
Country Germany
Telephone 1 (49) 40-42816-599
Telephone 2 (49) 40-42816-319
Fax 1 (49) 40-42816-254
Fax 2 (49) 40-42816-571
E-mail 1 mzch-sammlung.biologie@uni-hamburg.de
E-mail 2 fbsi001@rrz.uni-hamburg.de
Homepage https://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/en/einrichtungen/wissenschaftliche-sammlungen/algensammlung.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Prof. Dieter Hanelt
Number of Staff Algology (2)
Assistants (2)
Total (4)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Developmental biology
Environmental protection
Evolutionary biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae)
Control of the culture microscopical
DNA barcoding
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microalgae 636 145
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)
Microalgae 636 145
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to academic and educational institutions within Hamburg
free to cooperation partners
exchange with recognized collections
upon request to mzch-sammlung.biologie@uni-hamburg.de
Material Transfer Agreement will be requested
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://www.mzch-svck.uni-hamburg.de/
10. Services
Services Storage service(Microalgae)
Training Culture and preservation methods
molecular biology and physiology of microalgae
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2018-11-26
12. Strains