1. Collection
Registered Number 856
Acronym NCC
Full Name Nantes Culture Collection
Institution Nantes University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Vona MELEDER
Postal Address 2 Rue de La Houssiniere,NANTES,Région Pays de la Loire,44322
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 2-51125656
Telephone 2 (33) 2-51125650
Fax 1 (33) 2-51125668
E-mail 1 vona.meleder@univ-nantes.fr
E-mail 2 laurent.barille@univ-nantes.fr
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Vona MELEDER
Curator Assoc. Prof. Vona MELEDER (phycology / taxonomy)
Mr. Pierre GAUDIN (microbiology)
Assoc. Prof. Vincent TURPIN (ecophysiology)
Assoc. Prof. Jean-Luc MOUGET (ecophysiology)
Miss. Fanny DESCARREGA  (microbiology)
Number of Staff Algology (3)
Cell biology (1)
Assistants (1)
Total (5)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Biochemistry
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Marine biology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(micro algae)
alginate beads(micro algae)
Control of the culture Microscopy survey (SEM and Optic)
Deposit Mainly to our collection
Mainly to collections in our 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
the collection abroadCCMP(USA)
the collection abroadUTCC(CANADA)
the collection abroadCCAP(UK)
the research institution abroadIFREMER(France)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 172 162
Haslea genus (micro algae) 100 87
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)
Haslea genus (micro algae)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to teaching aid
fee for standard price for academic institution € 50.00
fee for standard price for company € 100.00
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Benthic diatoms)
Storage service(Benthic diatoms)
Distribution(Benthic diatoms)
Identification(Benthic diatoms)
Training Culture and preservation methods
Other Service Cultures of alive strains (from 100 mL to 200 L)
Harvesting cells
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-03-20
Date of Reply 2012-11-16