1. Collection
Registered Number 649
Acronym BCRJ
Full Name Rio de Janeiro Cell Bank (Banco de Células do Rio de Janeiro)
Institution Associação Técnico Científica Paul Ehrlich - APABCAM
Institution Photo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Radovan Borojevic
Postal Address Rua Nossa Senhora das Graças 50 – Parque Tecnológico de Xerém – Prédio 32,Duque de Caxias,RJ,25.250-020
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 21-21453338
Telephone 2 (55) 21-21453337
Fax 1 (55) 21-21453338
E-mail 1 bcrj@bcrj.org.br
E-mail 2 qualidade@bcrj.org.br
Homepage http://www.bcrj.org.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status non-profit
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor FINEP
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Borojevic Radovan
Curator Prof. Antonio Monteiro (Animal Cell Culture Methodology)
Mrs. Nívea Ferreira (Manager)
Mrs. Marcela Higa (Quality Control)
Number of Staff Cell biology (4)
Computer specialist (1)
Assistants (2)
Bacteriology (1)
Ptotozoology (1)
Research staff (2)
Total (11)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Developmental biology
Genetic engineering
Molecular biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(animal / human cells, Bone marrow cells)
Control of the culture viability (dye exclusion end MTT)
contaminate & control (bacteria,fungi)
STR profile analysis
mycoplasma (PCR and bioluminescence method)
Deposit ATCC
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 research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadHybridoma Bank(USA)
the research institution abroadUFRJ(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUSP(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUNICAMP(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUFMG(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUERJ(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUFF(BRAZIL)
the research institution abroadUFRGS(BRAZIL)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cell lines: animal 400 400
Hybridomas: animal 50 5
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)
Cell lines: animal
Hybridomas: animal
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability fee for US$ 450 - 800
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Animal / human cell lines)
Distribution(Animal / human cell lines)
Identification(Cell lines)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Consulation about Patent deposits
Shipment regulations
Cell culture methodology
Other Service citotox
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1991-10-15
Date of Reply 2016-04-25