1. Collection
Registered Number 922
Full Name Collection of Yeasts involved in Industrial Biotransformations
Institution Laboratoire de Microbiologie Generale et Moleculaire (URCA) and King Saoud University (KSU)
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Abdelkader Belarbi
Postal Address UFR Sciences-Moulin de la Housse-BP1039,Reims,France,51687
Country France
Telephone 1 (33) 03-26913230
Fax 1 (33) 03-26913230
E-mail 1 abdel.belarbi@univ-reims.fr
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Abdelkader Belarbi
Curator Prof. Abdullah A. ALOthman (Rector of KSU)
Prof. Ali Saeed Al-Ghamdi (Vice-President of KSU)
Prof. Abdullah A. Al-Doss (Director of Center of Excellence in Biotechnology Research (KSU))
Assoc. Prof. Angelique Gainvors-Claisse (curator (from yeast screening to applications))
Assoc. Prof. Sabine Gognies (curator (from yeast screening to applications))
Number of Staff Bacteriology (3)
Mycology (3)
Assistants (1)
Total (7)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Molecular biology
Applied microbiology
Plant pathology
Culture and preservation methods
Systematics and taxonomy
Food science
General microbiology
Genetic engineering
Industrial microbiology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Yeasts)
Control of the culture Biochemical tests
Microbiological tests
16S rDNA sequencing
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
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadNCYC(United Kingdom)
the collection abroadCIRM-Levures(France)
the collection abroadCNCM(France)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Yeasts 280 150
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 Material Transfer Agreement
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Identification(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeasts)
Consulation about Patent deposits
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2008-04-25
Date of Reply 2008-04-25
12. Strains