List of algal culture collections


List of algal culture collections

This is a list of algal culture collections. Algal cultures are strains of algae that have been collected, identified, and preserved or stored in some way. Algal cultures are often amassed into collections and made available to researchers and industry.

Australia

* [http://www.marine.csiro.au/algaedb/default.htm www.marine.csiro.au] CSIRO Microalgae Research Centre (CMARC)

Canada

* [http://www.botany.utoronto.ca/utcc www.botany.utoronto.ca] University of Toronto Culture Collection of Algae and Cyanobacteria:
* [http://www3.botany.ubc.ca/cccm/index.html www3.botany.ubc.ca] Canadian Center for the Culture of Microorganisms (includes marine algae in NEPCC and Freshwater Algal Collection at UBC):

Czech Republic

* [http://botany.natur.cuni.cz/algo/caup.html botany.natur.cuni.cz] Culture Collection of Algae of Charles University Prague

* [http://www.butbn.cas.cz/ccala/ccala.htm www.butbn.cas.cz] Culture Collection of Algal Laboratory, Trebon, Czech Republic

France

* [http://www.unicaen.fr/algobank/ www.uincaen.fr] Algobank, France
* [http://www.sb-roscoff.fr/Phyto/RCC/ www.sb-roscoff.fr] Roscoff Culture Collection, France (RCC)
* [http://www.pasteur.fr/recherche/banques/PCC/ www.pasteur.fr] Pasteur Culture Collection of Cyanobacteria

Germany

* [http://www.ccac.uni-koeln.de/ www.ccac.uni-koeln.de] Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Cologne, Germany (CCAC)
* [http://www.epsag.uni-goettingen.de/html/sag.html www.epsag.uni-goettingen.de] Culture Collection of Algae (SAG) at the University of Götting
* [http://staff-www.uni-marburg.de/~cellbio/welcomeframe.html staff-www.uni-marburg.de] Department of Cell Biology and Applied Botany, Philipps-University Marburg, Germany
* [http://www.awi.de/en/research/research_divisions/biosciences/biological_oceanography/diatom_centre/ www.awi.de] The Friedrich Hustedt Diatom Collection

Japan

* [http://www.nies.go.jp/biology/mcc/home.htm www.nies.go.jp] National Institute of Environmental Studies, Japan (NIES)
* [http://www.mbio.co.jp/mbic www.mbio.co.jp] Marine Biotechnology Institute Culture Collection in Japan(MBIC)
* [http://www.iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp/misyst/ColleBOX/IAMcollection.html www.iam.u-tokyo.ac.jp] IAM Culture Collection in Japan
* [http://wdcm.nig.ac.jp/ wdcm.nig.ac.jp] WFCC-MIRCEN World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WDCM)
* [http://seasquirt.mbio.co.jp/mbic/ seasquirt.mbio.co.jp] Marine Biotechnology Institute Culture collection.

Mexico

* [http://www.cibnor.mx/colecciones/malgas/ialgas.php www.cibnor.mx] CIBNOR Microalgae Culture Collection, La Paz, Mexico

United Kingdom

* [http://www.ccap.ac.uk/ www.ccap.ac.uk] Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa
* [http://www.mba.ac.uk/facilities/facilities.php?culturecollection Plymouth Culture Collection of Marine Algae] The Plymouth Culture Collection of Marine Algae

United States

* [http://www.utex.org/ www.utex.org] University of Texas Culture Collection of Algae
* [https://www2.carolina.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CategoryDisplay?catalogId=10101&storeId=10151&categoryId=536&langId=-1&parent_category_rn=1285|83|1697|2356&pageNum=1&catLevel=4&bottom=Y&top=N www2.carolina.com (algae)] [https://www2.carolina.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?jdeAddressId=&catalogId=10101&storeId=10151&productId=2180&langId=-1&parent_category_rn=1285|83|1696|1378 (cyanobacteria)]
* [http://www.atcc.org/common/catalog/protistology/protistologyIndex.cfm www.atcc.org] American Type Culture Collection
* [http://ccmp.bigelow.org/SD/ccmpsearch21.html ccmp.bigelow.org] Provasoli-Guillard Culture Collection of Marine Phytoplankton:
* [http://www.chlamy.org/strains.html www.chlamy.org] (Chlamydomonas strains)
* [http://www.whoi.edu/science/B/protists/ www.whoi.edu] Antarctic Protist Culture Collection at Woods Hole. MA
* [http://www.bgsu.edu/departments/biology/facilities/algae/html/DiatomCulture.html www.bgsu.edu] Loras College Diatom Culture Collection, USA
* [http://cultures.uoregon.edu/default.htm cultures.uoregon.edu] Culture Collection of Microorganisms from Extreme Environments
* [http://www.chlamy.org/ www.biology.duke.edu] Chlamydomonas Genetics Center:
* [http://www.calacademy.org/research/diatoms/ www.calacademy.org] The Diatom Collection of the California Academy of Sciences

Misc

* [http://217.114.171.142/alginet/database1.html Alginet] Alginet European database
* [http://www.sccap.bot.ku.dk/ www.sccap.bot.ku.dk] Scandinavian Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa
* [http://www.uc.pt/botanica/ACOI.htm www.uc.pt] Coimbra Culture Collection of Algae, Portugal (ACOI)
* [http://www.dunaliella.org/dccbc/ www.dunaliella.org] Dunaliella Culture Collection
* [http://www.icman.csic.es/colecciones/colecc_sp.html www.icman.csic.es]

External links

* [http://wdcm.nig.ac.jp/hpcc.html wdcm.nig.ac.jp] Home Pages of Culture Collections in the World
* [http://www.bacterio.cict.fr/collections.html www.bacterio.cict.fr] Culture collections of prokaryotes
* [http://www.dsmz.de/species/abbrev.htm www.dsmz.de] DSMZ - Abbreviations of Collections and Institutions

See also

*Algae
*Algaculture
*Algal nutrient solutions


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