1. Collection
Registered Number 721
Acronym IPT
Full Name Agrupamento de Biotecnologia, Culture Collection of Microorganisms
Institution IPT-Instituto de Pesquisas Tecnologicas do Estado de Sao Paulo
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Luiziana Ferreira da Silva
Postal Address Av. Prof. Almeida Prado, 532,Sao Paulo,Sao Paulo,05508-901
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 11-37674319
Telephone 2 (55) 11-37674315
Fax 1 (55) 11-37674055
E-mail 2 jgcgomez@ipt.br
Homepage http://www.ipt.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Semi-governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor IPT
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Luiziana Ferreira da Silva
Curator Assoc. Prof. Luiziana Ferreira da Silva (Industrial microbiology)
Mrs. J.Gregorio C. Gomez (Industrial microbiology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Freeze drying
Molecular biology
Genetic engineering
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(bacteria, fungi)
Freezer(bacteria, fungi)
Freeze-dry(bacteria, fungi)
Control of the culture Characteristic of industrial interest
Biochemical reactions
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
From the collections in our country
the collection abroadATCC
the collection abroadDSM
the collection abroadCDC
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Fungi 42 21
Bacteria 346 209
Yeasts 34 13
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 Need help to publish
Online Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution(Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Storage service(Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
Organization and management
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2000-04-10
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi