1. Collection
Registered Number 728
Acronym IOUSP
Full Name Banco de Microrganismos Aidar & Kutner
Institution Oceanographic Institute Of São Paulo University (IOUSP)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Flávia Saldanha-Corrêa
Postal Address Praça do Oceanográfico, 191 room 125A,São Paulo,São Paulo,05508-120
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (55) 1130916544
Telephone 2 (55) 11-30916541
Fax 1 (55) 11-3091-6607
E-mail 1 fsalcorr@usp.br
E-mail 2 flavia.saldanhacorrea@gmail.com
3. Status of the collection
Status University
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Instituto Oceanografico
University of Sao Paulo
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Elisabete de Santis Braga
Curator Dr. Flávia Saldanha-Correa (Biologist)
Prof. Frederico Brandini (Biologist)
Number of Staff Algology (1)
Assistants (1)
undergraduate student (3)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Marine biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(marine microalgae)
Control of the culture optical microscopy
Deposit Mainly to our collection
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 abroadRoscoff(France)
the collection abroadBuffalo University(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Cyanobacteria 13 6
Microalgae 198 168 2 2
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)
Cyanobacteria 10 10
Microalgae 47 47
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Researchers from São Paulo University
fee for R$200,00 for private institutions
fee for R$100,00 for public institutions
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Included in a regional catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Freshwater and marine cyanobacteria and microalgae)
Distribution(Marine Cyanobacteria and microalgae)
Consulation about Preservation
Other Service orientation in maintaining cultures
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2019-10-30