1. Collection
Registered Number 885
Acronym CCT
Full Name Colecao de Culturas Tropical
Institution Fundacao Andre Tosello (FAT)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Iracema de Oliveira Moraes
Postal Address Rua Latino Coelho, 1301, Parque Taquaral,Campinas,Sao Paulo,CEP 13087-010
Country Brazil
Telephone 1 (19) 3242-7022
Fax 1 (19) 3242-7827
E-mail 1 iomoraes@fat.org.br
E-mail 2 cct@fat.org.br
Homepage http://www.fat.org.br 
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
5. Personnel
Curator Prof. Iracema de Oliveira Moraes
Number of Staff Technical Coordinator (1)
Laboratory analyst (1)
Laboratory technician (1)
Microbiologist (1)
Quality management analyst (1)
Technical Assistant (1)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Applied microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Food science
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Diversity of microorganisms from Brazilian biomes
Quality control strains
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freeze-dry(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeast)
Freezer(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeast)
Subculturing(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeast, microalgae, cyanobacteria)
Control of the culture Identification or characterization (phenotypic/ biochemical and molecular)
Microscopic examination
Purity of the culture
Sequencing and DNA analysis
Test kits for identification (Api and BBL Crystal)
Biochemical tests
Development of specific culture media
Viability tests
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 4054 0
Fungi 2286 0
Yeasts 1492 0
Cyanobacteria 1 0
Microalgae 1 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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability free to Post graduation research projects
exchange with Other collections in Brazil and abroad
fee for Academic, institutional and industrial clients
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Published the first catalogue in 1996 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized http://fat.org.br/catalogo-de-culturas-online
10. Services
Services Storage service(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Distribution(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
Identification(bacteria, filamentous fungi, yeasts)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2005-11-02
Date of Reply 2020-02-29