1. Collection
Registered Number 839
Acronym ACBR
Full Name Austrian Center of Biological Resources and Applied Mycology
Institution University of Biological Resources and Applied Life Sciences (BOKU)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Miss. Katja Sterflinger
Postal Address Muthgasse 18,Vienna,,1190
Country Austria
Telephone 1 (43) 1-36006-6210
Telephone 2 (43) 699-19234729
Fax 1 (43) 1-3697615
E-mail 1 katja.sterflinger@boku.ac.at
E-mail 2 ulrike.tauer@boku.ac.at
Homepage http://www.biotec.boku.ac.at/acbr.html 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Hansjoerg Prillinger
Curator Miss. Katja Sterflinger (material ecology, molecular taxonomy, geomycology)
Assoc. Prof. Ksenija Lopandic (food safety, yeast taxonomy, molecular methods)
Mr. Ulrike Tauer (technician)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Systematics and taxonomy
Molecular biology
Applied microbiology
Material ecology / Biodeterioration
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(yeasts, fungi)
Control of the culture hyphomycetes: microscopy
sterile mycelia: RAPD and/or DNA sequence analysis
yeasts: RADO and/or DNA sequence analysis
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists 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)
Fungi 2000 1000
Yeasts 2500 1000
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 Free to research partners
Exchange with research partners
Fee for 75 US$ for industry
Fee for 30 US$ for education institutions, universities
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Fungi, Yeasts)
Distribution(Fungi, Yeasts)
Identification(Fungi, Yeats)
Consulation about Preservation
Biodeteriorative srains, material ecology
Other Service material ecology studies, biodegradation
viable cell counts in materials
airsampling, room hygiene
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2003-07-03
Date of Reply 2005-10-28