1. Collection
Registered Number 511
Acronym MSCU
Full Name Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science
Institution Chulalongkorn University
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Tanapat Palaga
Postal Address Phaya Thai Road,Bangkok,Thailand,10330
Country Thailand
Telephone 1 (66)2-218 5072
E-mail 1 tanapat.p@chula.ac.th
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Tanapat Palaga
Curator Ms. Nanthorn Paorach (NA)
Number of Staff Algology (1)
Bacteriology (9)
Mycology (6)
Virology (1)
Immunology (1)
Total (18)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Medical microbiology
Molecular biology
Systematics and taxonomy
Food Microbiology
Molecular Biology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast )
Freezer(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast)
Freeze-dry(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast)
Subculturing(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast)
Control of the culture Viability check
Purity check
Morphology check
Biochemical 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 292 286
Fungi 110 105
Yeasts 118 116
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 fee for 100 USD for all orders from outside of Thailand
fee for 2,500 Baht for all orders from Thailand
for use in the department
9. Catalogue
Catalogue No intention to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria, Fungi, Yeast)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-28
Date of Reply 2022-02-25
12. Strains
Algae Bacteria Fungi