1. Collection
Registered Number 858
Acronym TMC
Full Name The Mollicutes Collection
Institution University of Florida
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. Daniel R. Brown
Postal Address Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathology,Gainesville,Florida,32611
Country U.S.A.
Fax 2 (1) - 352 392 9704
E-mail 1 drbrown@ufl.edu
3. Status of the collection
Status Int. Org. for Mycoplasmology
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Daniel R. Brown
Curator Dr. Daniel R. Brown (Mycoplasmology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Total (1)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Systematics and taxonomy
Cell biology
Evolutionary biology
General microbiology
Medical microbiology
Plant pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Mollicutes)
Control of the culture serological identification via growth inhibition with specific antisera
epi-fluorescence test
basic biochemical tests
DNA sequencing as needed
Deposit ATCC(USA)
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
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNCTC(UK)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the research institution abroadscientists abroad(any)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 200 200 25 25
Antisera 50 50
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 200 200 0 0 0 0
Antisera 50 50 0 0 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to NIH/USDA
fee for $100USD/$50USD for IOM members
$50USD for IOM members
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Mollicutes/antisera)
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
Other Service antiserum to many species of Mollicutes
FITC conjugated antiserum to many species of Mollicutes
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2004-05-13
Date of Reply 2013-03-05