1. Collection
Registered Number 550
Acronym CGMCC
Full Name China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center
Institution Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institution Photo
ISO Standard ISO 9001:2010;ISO 14001:2010
2. Correspondent
Prof. Yuguang ZHOU
Postal Address NO.1 West Beichen Road,Chaoyang District,Beijing,100101
Country China
Telephone 1 (86) 10-64807355
Fax 1 (86) 10-64807288
E-mail 1 cgmcc@im.ac.cn
E-mail 2 zhouyg@im.ac.cn
Homepage http://www.cgmcc.net 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor Chinese Academy of Sciences
5. Personnel
Dr. Xiuzhu Dong
Curator Dr. Lei Song (Archaea & Extremophiles)
Dr. Yuhua Xin (Actinomycetes)
Dr. Man Cai (Bacteria)
Mr. Qing Liu (Bacteria)
Dr. Aihua Li (Yeasts)
Dr. Youzhi Wang (Filamentous Fungi)
Dr. Bingda SUN (Filamentous Fungi)
Miss. Bisi JIA (Filamentous Fungi)
Mrs. Xiuling CHEN (Cell line)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (6)
Mycology (5)
Cell biology (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Assistants (4)
Total (17)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Applied microbiology
Cell biology
Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Evolutionary biology
Freeze drying
General microbiology
Industrial microbiology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Liquid N2(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous Fungi, Cell line)
Freeze-dry(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Filamentous Fungi)
Subculturing(Filamentous Fungi)
Freezer(Microbial DNA Library)
Control of the culture
Deposit to your collection
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
the collection abroadJCM(Japan)
the collection abroadNBRC(Japan)
the collection abroadDSMZ(Germany)
the collection abroadKCTC(Korea)
the collection abroadCBS(The Netherland)
the collection abroadLMG(Belgum)
the collection abroadNRRL(USA)
the collection abroadATCC(USA)
the collection abroadCCUG(Sweden)
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 19820 0
Fungi 16750 0
Yeasts 5360 0
Cultures for patent purpose 11976 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)
Cultures for patent purpose
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability exchange with Culture Collection
fee for RMB500.00
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Publish your own catalogue
Published the first catalogue in 1982 year(s)
Catalogue Computerized www.cgmcc.net
10. Services
Services Patent deposits(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi, Algae, Viruses, plasmids, Cell lines, Plant seed)
Storage service(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Distribution(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi, Cell lines)
Identification(Archaea, Bacteria, Yeasts, Fungi)
Training Management of a culture collection
Culture and preservation methods
Quality control
Use of computers in culture collections
Numerical Taxonomy
Probabilistic identification
Consulation about Patent deposits
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-28
Date of Reply 2017-10-27
12. Strains
Bacteria Fungi Yeasts