1. Collection
Registered Number 573
Acronym BGSC
Full Name Bacillus Genetic Stock Center
Institution The Ohio State University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Daniel R. Zeigler
Postal Address Department of Biochemistry, 484 W.12th Ave.,Columbus,OH,43210
Country U.S.A.
Telephone 1 (1) 614-292-5550
Fax 1 (1) 614-292-3206
Fax 2 (1) 614-292-6773
E-mail 1 zeigler.1@osu.edu
Homepage http://bacillus.biosci.ohio-state.edu 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor National Science Foundation
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Daniel R. Zeigler
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
Total (2)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Genetics
Industrial microbiology
General microbiology
Applied microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(bacteria)
Liquid N2(bacteria)
Control of the culture viability
genetic markers
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from 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)
Bacteria 1700 0
Plasmids 200 0
Viruses: bacteria 50 0
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
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Academic or non-profits users who donate an approved item, for one year after donation
Free to Academic or non-profit who request a waiver of strain fees due to insufficient research funding
Exchange with Most recognized collections
Fee for Academic: US$ 100.00 for yearly subscription
Fee for Nonprofit: US$ 100.00 for yearly subscription
Fee for Industry: US$ 60.00 each
Fee for Industry: US$ 1000.00 for yearly subscription
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Online Catalogue http://bacillus.biosci.ohio-state.edu
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria (Bacillus and related genera))
Distribution(Bacteria (Bacillus and related genera))
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service Nomenclatural assignments for B. thuringiensis Cry proteins and cry genes
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-04-30
Date of Reply 2002-04-30