1. Collection
Registered Number 29
Acronym CCM-A
Full Name Coleccion de Cultivos Microbianos
Institution Facultad de Farmacia y Bioquimica, Universidad de Buenos Aires
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Miss. Gabriel Gutkind
Postal Address Junin 956, Piso 8,Buenos Aires,,1113
Country Argentina
Telephone 1 (54) 11-4964-8285
Fax 1 (54) 11 4508-3645
E-mail 1 ggutkind@ffyb.uba.ar
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Gabriel Gutkind
Curator Pablo Power (Biochemist)
Marcela Radice
Ana Amoroso
Number of Staff Assistants (2)
General and Bacteriology (8)
Total (10)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
Freeze drying
Medical microbiology
Environmental protection
Food science
General microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(fungi and bacteria)
Subculturing(fungi and bacteria)
Control of the culture biochemical tests
microscopic and macroscopic morphology
tentative in some grpups: protein profiles
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from From the research institutions in our country
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 883 0
Fungi 28 0
Yeasts 21 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 selected academic and teaching activities
Exchange with other WFCC collections
Fee for ussually 50 u$s
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(bacteria (sporadic))
Storage service(bacteria and fungi)
Distribution(Private or official laboratories ask for storage their cultures.)
Identification(Bacteria(Received for storage or identification.))
Training Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
molecular or modern approaches to bacterial identification
antimicrobial resistance
Consulation about Patent deposits
Shipment regulations
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-14
Date of Reply 2001-03-09
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi