1. Collection
Registered Number 883
Acronym CCMM
Full Name Moroccan Coordinated Collections of Microorganisms
Institution Centre National pour la Recherche Scientifique et Technique - CNRST
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. El Mostafa El Fahime
Postal Address Angle avenue Allal El Fassi, avenue des FAR, Quartier Hay Ryad, BP. 8027 Nations Unies, 10102,Rabat,Rabat,10.102
Country Morocco
Telephone 1 (212) 537-569877
Telephone 2 (212) 537-569810
Fax 1 (212) 537-569826
E-mail 1 ccmm@cnrst.ma
E-mail 2 m.elfahime@gmail.com
Homepage http://www.ccmm.ma 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Moroccan government
Belgian Intenational Cooperation
European commission
5. Personnel
Director Prof. El Mostafa El Fahime
Curator Ms. Bahia Rached (Microbiology and Molecular Biology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (4)
Assistants (1)
Computer specialist (2)
Technical assistant (3)
Total (10)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Freeze drying
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Valorization of microorganisms
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(Bacteria, yeast and sporulating fungi)
Under oil(Fungi)
Under water(Fungi)
Control of the culture Morphological and Physiological tests
biochemical tests ( API or classical methods)
Molecular biology (PCR, Fingerprinting, SDS-PAGE, DGGE, 16S sequencing, MLST,NGS)
Bioinformatics (Gel Compar and Bionumerics)
Deposit to your collection
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 abroadIP(France)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadBCCM(Belgium)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 1279 864 7 7
Fungi 170 170 0 0
Yeasts 133 117 0 0
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 127 127 0 0
Fungi 0 0 0 0
Yeasts 0 0 0 0
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Laboratories participating in CCMM network
Exchange with Mainly with BCCM
Fee for Between 30 and 75 Euros
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, yeast, fungi and plasmids)
Distribution(Bacteria, yeast and fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Use of informatic tools (Bionumerics and gel Compar II
Consulation about Preservation
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2005-08-31
Date of Reply 2021-10-16