1. Collection
Registered Number 783
Acronym BCC
Full Name BIOTEC Culture Collection
Institution National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Sasitorn Jindamorakot
Postal Address 113 Phaholyothin Rd., Klong 1,Klong Luang,Pathumthani,12120
Country Thailand
Telephone 1 (66) 2-564 6700
Fax 1 (66) 2-564 6707
E-mail 1 sasitorn@biotec.or.th
Homepage http://www.biotec.or.th/bcc/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Government
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Supawadee Ingsriswang
Curator Dr. Pattaraporn Rattanawaree (Bacteria)
Dr. Sasitorn Jindamorakot (Yeasts)
Dr. Janet Jennifer Divinagracia Luangsa-ard (Invertebrate-pathogenic fungi)
Dr. Sayanh Somrithipol (Saprobic fungi)
Mr. Chanwit Suriyachadkun (Actinomycetes)
Dr. Jariya Sakayaroj (Marine fungi)
Mr. Prasert Srikitikulchai (Xylariaceous fungi)
Ms. Thitiya Boonpratuang (Mushrooms)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (6)
Computer specialist (2)
Assistants (3)
Technical staff (4)
Total (17)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Fungi, Bacteria, Yeasts)
L-drying(Fungi, Bacteria, Yeasts)
Liquid N2(Fungi, Bacteria, Yeasts)
Control of the culture Molecular sequencing
Morphological observation
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
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 collections in our country
From the research institutions 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 21084 20029 113 26
Fungi 50747 48932 31 16
Yeasts 6371 6052 11 10
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)
Bacteria 19864 19069 113 26
Fungi 49011 47050 31 16
Yeasts 9371 6052 11 10
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with most regognized collections
fee for 1,500 Baht for organizations in Thailand
fee for 2,500 Bath for organizations overseas
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 2000 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized http://www.biotec.or.th/bcc
10. Services
Services Distribution(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Patent deposits
Laws and regulations related to CBD
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1998-07-16
Date of Reply 2017-03-29