1. Collection
Registered Number 596
Acronym IPPAS
Full Name Culture Collection of Microalgae IPPAS
Institution Institute of Plant Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Miss. Elena S. Kuptsova
Postal Address Botanicheskaya street, 35,Moscow,,127276
Country Russian Federation
Telephone 1 (7) 95-9039380
Telephone 2 (7) 95-9779372
Fax 1 (7) 95-9778018
E-mail 1 kuptsova@ippras.ru
E-mail 2 losnet@ippras.ru
Homepage http://www.ippras.ru/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Miss. Elena S. Kuptsova
Curator Assoc. Prof. Maya Vladimirova (Algal Physiology)
Assoc. Prof. Inna Maslova (Algal Physiology)
Mr. Alexandra Markelova (Electron Microscopy)
Mr. Olga Epifanova (Computer manager)
Mr. Valentina Novikova (Technician)
Number of Staff Algology (3)
Bacteriology (1)
Assistant (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Culture and preservation methods
Applied microbiology
Food science
General microbiology
Genetic engineering
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(cyanobacteria, eukaryotic microalgae)
Subculturing(cyanobacteria, eukaryotic microalgae)
Control of the culture Microscopic tests on viability
Intensive culturing
O2 evolution
Ultrastructural examination
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the collections 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)
Algae 300 250
Bacteria 30 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1989 year(s)
Planning to publish the 3rd edition in 2000
Need help to publish
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(available cultures)
Patent deposits(microalgae including cyanobacteria)
Storage service(deposited cultures)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Use of computer in culture collections
Consulation about Patent deposits
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2000-04-13
12. Strains