1. Collection
Registered Number 486
Acronym CAUP
Full Name Culture Collection of Algae of Charles University in Prague
Institution Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Pavel Skaloud
Postal Address Benatska 2,Prague 2,Prague,12801
Country Czech
Telephone 1 (42) 0-221951648
Fax 1 (42) 0-221951645
E-mail 1 skaloud@natur.cuni.cz
Homepage http://botany.natur.cuni.cz/algo/caup.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Charles University in Prague
5. Personnel
Curator Assoc. Prof. Pavel Skaloud (Algology)
Number of Staff Algology (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Algae, Cyanobacteria)
Liquid N2(Algae)
Control of the culture microscopical examination
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
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadSAG(Germany)
the collection abroadASIB(Austria)
the collection abroadUTEX(USA)
the collection abroadCCAP(Great Britain)
the collection abroadCCMP(USA)
the collection abroadACOI(Coimbra)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
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)
252 95 12 1 84 32
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with other recognized algal collections
exchange with specialists
fee for for international academic institutions EUR 13
fee for for commercial organizations EUR 35
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Catalogue Computerized http://botany.natur.cuni.cz/algo/caup-list.html
10. Services
Services Storage service(Algae)
Training Systematics
Consulation about Preservation
Determination of algae
Other Service Molecular genetic identification of algal strains
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2016-01-01