1. Collection
Registered Number 832
Acronym YM
Full Name Strains Collection of Yunnan Institute of Microbiology, Yunnan University, China
Institution Yunnan Institute of Microbiology, Yunnan University (YIM)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Bin Zhou
Postal Address Yunnan University Institute of Microbiology,Kunming,Yunnan,650091
Country China
Telephone 1 (86) 87-15033539
Telephone 2 (86) 87-15033540
Fax 1 (86) 87-15032309
E-mail 1 zhoubin@ynu.edu.cn
E-mail 2 zhbn999@21cn.com
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Yunnan Provincial Science & Technology Department
Yunnan University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Qian Peng
Curator Assoc. Prof. YouWei Chen (Mycology, Chemicals)
Assoc. Prof. LiYuan Yang (Mycology, Taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. ShaoLan Li (Yeast, Molecule Taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. Bin Zhou (Mycology, Computer)
Assoc. Prof. ZhiYin Li (Yeast, Store Method)
Assoc. Prof. Qian Peng (Bacteriology)
Assoc. Prof. LiHua Xu (Actinomycete, Taxonomy)
Assoc. Prof. WenJun Li (Actinomycete, Store Method)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Mycology (4)
Assistants (4)
Computer specialist (1)
Yeast (2)
Actinomycete (5)
Total (18)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Plant pathology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Actinomycete)
Freezer(Fungi, Yeast, Bacteria)
Freeze-dry(Fungi, Yeast, Bacteria)
Control of the culture Slant cultivations are checked and inoculated once for half year.
Freeze-dry cultivations first are checked at its made, then its be checked once for two years.
Deposit Mainly to collections in our country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 189 181
Fungi 4790 4787
Yeasts 3154 1349
Actinomycete 888 888
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 Exchange with University Institute and other Microbiology Lab
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Planning to publish the first edition in 2003
Need help to publish
Online Catalogue http://www.ynst.net.cn/kyjg/kydw/dw15/index.htm
10. Services
Services Storage service
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2002-12-18
Date of Reply 2002-12-18