1. Collection
Registered Number 48
Full Name Industrial Culture Collection
Institution Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Assoc.Prof. Marco Antonio Ortiz
Postal Address Circuito interior s/n, D.F.,,,04510
Country Mexico
Telephone 1 (52) 5-6223855
E-mail 1 mao@servidor.unam.mx
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Assoc.Prof. Sergio Sanchez
Curator Assoc. Prof. Catalan Clara (Mycology)
Assoc. Prof. Avina Karla (Mycology)
Assoc. Prof. Ceron Alejandra (Ptotozoology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (1)
Mycology (1)
Ptotozoology (1)
Total (3)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Industrial microbiology
Culture and preservation methods
General microbiology
Medical microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Control of the culture Resuspend the lyophilized pellet/broth and agar
plate/specific strains
Subculturing/agar plate/specific strains
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 abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 10 0
Bacteria 197 0
Fungi 73 0
Yeasts 85 0
Protozoa 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 \N
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1986 year(s)
Planning to publish the 4th edition in 2001
10. Services
Services Identification(Algae Filamentous fungi)
Storage service(Bacteria, Actinomycetes, Filamentous fungi, Algae)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Consulation about Preservation
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1984-09-25
Date of Reply 2000-03-31
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi