Acronyms of Other Culture Collections

ABBAsian Bacterial Bank, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
ACAMAustralian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms, Cooperative Research Center for the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Environment, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.
ACCCAgricultural Culture Collection of China, Institute of Soil and Fertilization, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China.
ACMAustralian Collection of Microorganisms, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (same as UQM).
AHNAnaerobe Reference Laboratory, Helsinki Collection, Helsinki, Finland.
AHULaboratory of Culture Collection of Microorganisms, Faculty of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.
AJCentral Research Laboratories, Ajinomoto Co. Inc., Kawasaki, Japan.
AKUFaculty of Agriculture, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.
AMPAustralian Mycological Panel.
ANMRAsian Network on Microbial Researches.
ATCCAmerican Type Culture Collection, Manassas, VA, USA.
ATHUMAthens Collection of Fungi, University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
ATUDepartment of Biotechnology, Division of Agriculture and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (same as FAT).
BCCBIOTEC Culture Collection, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Khlong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand.
BCRCBioresources Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan (same as CCRC).
BDUNDepartment of Botany, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.
BRLButterwick Research Laboratories, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, UK.
BTCCBiotechnology Culture Collection, Research and Development Center for Biotechnology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Cibinong, Indonesia.
BUCSAVBiologicky Ustav, Czech Akademie Ved, Prague, Czech Republic.
CAIMCollection of Aquacultural Important Microorganisms, CIAD/Mazatlán Unit for Aquaculture and Environmental Management, Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico.
CBMAIBrazilian Collection of Microorganisms from the Environment and Industry, State University of Campinas, Paulinia, SP, Brazil.
CBSCBS-KNAW Culture Collection, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
CCBAUCulture Collection of Beijing Agricultural University, Beijing, China.
CCEBCulture Collection of Entomogenous Bacteria, Institute of Entomology, Prague, Czech Republic.
CCFCulture Collection of Fungi, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
CCMCzech Collection of Microorganisms, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
CCMMMoroccan Coordinated Collections of Micro-organisms, Rabat, Morocco.
CCOSCulture Collection of Switzerland, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Wädenswil, Switzerland.
CCTColecao de Culturas Tropical, Fundacao Tropical de Pesquisas e Tecnologia "André Tosello", Campinas - SP, Brazil.
CCTCCChina Center for Type Culture Collection, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China.
CCTMCentre de Collection de Types Microbien, Institut de Microbiologie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland.
CCUGCulture Collection, University of Göteborg, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Guldhedsg, Göteborg, Sweden.
CCYCulture Collection of Yeasts, Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia.
CDACanadian Department of Agriculture, Ottawa, Canada.
CDCCenters for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA (same as NCDC).
CEBCentre d'Etudes du Bouchet, Le Bouchet, France.
CECTColección Española de Cultivos Tipo, Universidad de València, Edificio de Investigación, Burjassot, Spain.
CELMSCollection of Environmental and Laboratory Microbial Strains, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia.
CFBPCollection Francaise des Bacteries Phytopathogenes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Beaucouzé Cedex, France.
CFCCChina Forestry Culture Collection Center, Research Institute of Forest Ecology, Environment and Protection, Beijing, China.
CGMCCChina General Microbiological Culture Collection Center, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (same as AS).
CICCChina Center of Industrial Culture Collection, China National Research Institute of Food and Fermentation Industries, Beijing, China.
CIPCollection of Institut Pasteur, Biological Resource Center of Institut Pasteur (CRBIP), Paris, France.
CNWellcome Collection of Bacteria, Burroughs Wellcome Research Laboratories, Beckenham, Kent, UK.
CNCMCollection Nationale de Cultures de Microorganismes, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
CNCTCCzech National Collection of Type Cultures, Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Prague, Czech Republic.
CNRZCentre National de Recherches Zootechniques, Jouy-en-Josas, France.
CPCCChina Pharmaceutical Culture Collection, Beijing, China.
CRBIPBiological Resource Center of Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
CRLCentro de Referencia Para Lactobacilos, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina.
CSIRCouncil for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria, South Africa.
CSURCollection de Souches de l'Unité des Rickettsies, Unités des Rickettsies, Marseille, France.
CUETMCollection Unite Ecotoxicologie Microbienne, INSERM, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Nord, France.
DAOMCanadian National Mycological Herbarium, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Canada; Before 2017 the fungal herbarium (DAOM) and the culture collection (DAOMC) were using the same identifiers for materials kept in both collections.
DAOMCCanadian Collection of Fungal Cultures, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Ottawa, Canada (same as CCFC).
DARPlant Pathology Herbarium, Orange Agricultural Institute, Orange, New South Wales, Australia.
DBVPGCollection of Yeasts, Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Perugia, Italy.
DMSTCulture Collection for Medical Microorganism, Department of Medical Sciences, National Institute of Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand.
DMURDepartment of Mycology, University of Recife, Brazil.
DRLDiagnostical and Research Laboratory, Budapest, Hungary.
DSMDSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany.
ETHKultursammlungen der Eidgenosische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland.
FDAUS Food and Drug Administration, Washington, D.C., USA.
FDCForsyth Dental Center, Boston, MI, USA.
FERMPatent and Bio-Resource Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
FGSCFungal Genetics Stock Center, University of Kansas Medical Center, KS, USA.
FIRDIFood Industry Research and Development Institute, HsinChu, Taiwan.
FMJFaculty of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan.
FMRFacultad de Medicina, Reus, Tarragona, Spain.
FRIFood Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
FRRDivision of Food Research, Food Research Laboratory, CSIRO, North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia.
FTKForintek Culture Collection of Wood-Inhabiting Fungi, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
GBSGinseng Genetic Resource Bank, Kyung Hee University, Yongin, Republic of Korea.
GDMCCGuangdong Microbial Culture Collection Center, Guangdong Institute of Microbiology, Guangzhou, China.
GTCGifu Type Culture Collection, Department of Microbiology, Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan.
HACCResearch Laboratory, Hindustan Antibiotics Ltd., Pimpri Poona, India.
HAMBICulture Collection of the Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.
HKUCCUniversity of Hong Kong Culture Collection, Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, Hong Kong, China.
HSCCCulture Collection of the Research and Development Department, Higeta Shoyu Co., Ltd., Choshi, Chiba, Japan.
HUTHUT Culture Collection, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan.
IAMIAM Culture Collection, Center for Cellular and Molecular Research, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (collection transferred to JCM).
IBLBotanical Institute, Lisbon Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon, Portugal.
IBRCIranian Biological Resources Center, Academic Center for Education Culture and Research (ACECR), Tehran, Iran.
IBTIBT Culture Collection of Fungi, Mycology Group, BioCentrum-DTU, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark.
ICIImperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Welwyn, Hertfordshire, UK.
ICMPInternational Collection of Microorganisms from Plants, Plant Diseases Division, DSIR, Auckland, New Zealand (same as PDDCC).
ICPBInternational Collection of Phytopathogenic Bacteria, Davis, CA, USA.
IEMCzech National Collection of Type Cultures, Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Prague, Czech Republic.
IFAMInstitut für Allgemeine Mikrobiologie, Universität Kiel, Kiel, Germany.
IFMMedical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan.
IFOInstitute for Fermentation, Osaka, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka, Japan (collection transferred to NBRC).
IGCCenter of Biology, Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal.
IHEMInstutute of Hygiene and Epidemiology-Mycology Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium.
IIDLaboratory Culture Collection, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
IJFMInstituto ´Jaime Ferrán´ de Microbiología Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain.
IMCCInha Microbe Culture Collection, Inha University, Incheon, Republic of Korea.
IMETSee DSM (formerly National Kurturensammlung für Mikroorganismen, Zentralinstitut für Mikrobiologie und Experimentelle Therapie, Jena, Germany).
IMICABI Bioscience, Eggham, UK (formerly International Mycological Institute; same as CMI).
IMRUWaksman Institute of Microbiology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA.
IMSNUInstitute of Microbiology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
IMURInstitute of Mycology, University of Recife, Recife, Brazil.
INACulture Collection of the Institute of New Antibiotics, Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
InaCCIndonesian Culture Collection, Research Center for Biology, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), Cibinong, Indonesia.
INCQSInstituto Nacional de Controle de Qualidade em Saúde, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
INIFATINIFAT Fungus Collection, Ministerio de Agricultura, Habana.
INMIInstitute of Microbiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.
IPDepartment of Insect Pathology, Institute of Entomology, České Budĕjovice, Czech Republic.
ISPInternational Cooperative Project for Description and Deposition of Type Cultures of Streptomyces (terminated).
ITEMAgri-Food Toxigenic Fungi Culture Collection, Institute of Sciences of Food Production, Bari, Italy.
IZDepartamento de Tecnologia Rural, Piracicaba, Brazil.
JBRIJeju Biodiversity Research Institute, Jeju, Republic of Korea.
JHHNew York State Herbarium, Albany, NY, USA.
KACCKorean Agricultural Culture Collection, National Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Rural Development Administration, Suwon, Republic of Korea.
KCCMKorean Culture Center of Microorganisms, Department of Food Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
KCOMKorean Collection for Oral Microbiology, Department of Oral Biochemistry, School of Dentistry, Chosun University, Guwangju, Republic of Korea.
KCTCKorean Collection for Type Cultures, Genetic Resources Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Taejon, Republic of Korea.
KEMBKorea Environmental Microorganisms Bank, Kyonggi University, Suwon, Republic of Korea.
KFCCKorean Federation of Culture Collection, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
KMMCollection of Marine Microorganisms, Pacific Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Far-Eastern Branch, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russia.
KYTokyo Research Laboratory, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo, Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
LBGInstitute for Agricultural Bacteriology and Fermentation Biology, Confederated Technical High School, Zurich, Switzerland.
LCPLaboratory of Cryptogamy, National Museum of Natural History, Paris, France.
LIACryobank of Microorganisms, Research Institute of Antibiotics and Enzymes, St. Petersburg, Russia.
LMDSee NCCB (formerly Laboratorium voor Microbiologie der Landbouwhogeschool, Wageningen, The Netherlands).
LMGLaboratorium voor Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, Gent, Belgium.
LSHLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK.
LUHCollection L. Dijkshoorn, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
LYLaboratoire de Mycologie associé au C.N.R.S., Université Claude Bernard, Lyon I, France.
MAFFMinistry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
MBICMarine Biotechnology Institute Culture Collection, Kamaishi, Iwate, Japan (defunct).
MCCMicrobial Culture Collection, National Centre for Cell Science, Maharashtra, India.
MCC-UPLBMicrobial Culture Collection, Museum of Natural History, University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna, The Philippines.
MCCCMarine Culture Collection of China, The Third Institute of State Oceanic Administration (SOA), Xiamen, Fujian, China.
MCCMMedical Culture Collection Marburg, Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hospital Hygiene, Philipps University, Marburg, Germany.
MDHMichigan Department of Health, USA.
MFCMatsushima Fungus Collection, Kobe, Japan.
MITMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA.
MRCNational Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases, Tygerberg, South Africa.
MTCCMicrobial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India
MUWillard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, Department of Botany, Miami University, Ohio, USA.
MUCLMycothèque de l´Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
NBIMCCNational Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Sofia, Bulgaria.
NBRCNITE Biological Resource Center, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Kisarazu, Chiba, Japan.
NCAIMNational Collection of Agricultural and Industrial Microorganisms, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Horticulture and Food Industry, Budapest, Hungary.
NCBNational Culture Bank, University of Udine, Udine, Italy.
NCCBThe Netherlands Culture Collection of Bacteria, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, Utrecht, The Netherlands.
NCCPNational Culture Collection of Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan.
NCFBNational Collection of Food Bacteria, Reading, UK (incorporated with NCIMB).
NCIBNational Collection of Industrial Bacteria, Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (incorporated with NCIMB).
NCIMNational Collection of Industrial Microorganisms, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
NCIMBNational Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria, NCIMB Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
NCMANational Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, East Boothbay, ME, USA.
NCMBNational Collection of Marine Bacteria, Torry Research Station, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (incorporated with NCIMB).
NCMHThe North Carolina Memorial Hospital, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
NCPFNational Collection of Pathogenic Fungi, Public Health England, Bristol, UK.
NCPPBNational Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Harpenden, UK.
NCTCNational Collection of Type Cultures, Central Public Laboratory Service, London, UK.
NCYCNational Collection of Yeast Cultures, Food Research Institute, Norwich, UK.
NHLNational Institute of Hygienic Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.
NINagao Institute, Tokyo, Japan (defunct).
NIAESNational Institute of Agro-Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
NIAHNational Institute of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
NIPHCollection A. Nemec, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Czech Republic.
NISLNoda Institute for Scientific Research, Noda, Chiba, Japan.
NMLNational Microbiology Laboratory Health Canada Culture Collections, National Microbiology Laboratory-Health Canada, Manitoba, Canada.
NRCDivision of Biological Sciences, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (same as NRCC).
NRICNODAI Culture Collection, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Tokyo, Japan.
NRRLAgricultural Research Service Culture Collection, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, US Department of Agriculture, Peoria, IL, USA.
NYNUMicrobiology Lab, Nanyang Normal University, Henan, China.
NZPNew Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Applied Biochemistry Division, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
OACDepartment of Botany and Genetics, University of Guelph, Ont., Canada
OCMOregon Collection of Methanogens, Beaverton, OR, USA.
OUTDepartment of Fermentation Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.
PAGUPharmaceutical Sciences, Aichi Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan.
PAMCPolar and Alpine Microbial Collection, Korea Polar Research Institute, Incheon, Republic of Korea.
PCIPenicillin Control and Immunology Section, Food and Drug Administration, Washington DC, USA.
PCMPolish Collection of Microorganisms, Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland.
PCUDepartment of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
PRLPrairie Regional Laboratory, Saskatoon, Canada.
PTCCPersian Type Culture Collection, Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST), Tehran, Iran.
PYCCPortuguese Yeast Culture Collection, C. R. M., New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
QMQuartermaster Research and Development Center, US Army, Natick, MA, USA.
RBFRaiffeisen Bioforschung, Tullun, Austria.
RIAResearch Institute for Antibiotics, Moscow, Russia.
RIBNational Research Institute of Brewing, Tax Administration Agency, Higashihiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan.
RIFYResearch Institute of Fermentation, Yamanashi University, Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan.
RIMDResearch Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan.
RMFRocky Mountain Herbarium, Fungi, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA.
RTCIResearch Laboratories, Takeda Chemical Industries Ltd., Japan.
RVCollection of Leptospira Strains, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Roma-Nomentano, Italy.
SEMIARhizobium Culture Collection, Fundacão Estadual de Pesquisa Agropecuária (FEPAGRO), Porto Alegre, Brazil.
SRRCSouthern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, New Orleans, LA, USA.
SSIStatens Serum Institut, Copenhagen, Denmark.
TAMAMycology & Metabolic Diversity Research Center, Tamagawa University Research Institute, Machida, Tokyo, Japan.
TBRCThailand Bioresource Research Center, National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (BIOTEC), Khlong Luang, Pathumthani, Thailand.
TIHerbarium of the Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
TIMMInstitute of Medical Mycology, Teikyo University, Hachioji, Tokyo.
TISTRThailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, Bangkok, Thailand.
TKBCInstitute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan.
TMCTrudeau Mycobacterial Culture Collection, Trudeau Institute, Denver, CO, USA.
TMITottori Mycological Institute, Japan Kinoko Research Center Foundation, Tottori, Japan.
TMWTechnische Mikrobiologie Weihenstephan, Technische Universität München, Lehrstuhl für Technische Mikrobiologie, Freising, Germany.
TRTCRoyal Ontario Museum Fungarium, Toronto, Canada.
UAMHUniversity of Alberta Mold Herbarium and Culture Collection, Edmonton, Canada.
UBCUniversity of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
UBOCCUniversité de Bretagne Occidentale Culture Collection, Brest, France.
UCUpjohn Culture Collection, The Upjohn Co. Kalamazoo, MI, USA.
UCDPhaff Yeast Culture Collection, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA.
UCLCatholic University of Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.
UCMUkrainian Collection of Microorganisms, Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Kiev, Ukraine.
UNIQEMUnique and Extremophilic Microorganisms Collection of Winogradsky Institute of Microbiology RAS, Moscow, Russia.
UNSWUniversity of New South Wales Culture Collection, The Culture Collection, School of Microbiology and Immunology, University of NSW, NSW, Australia.
UPSCFungal Culture Collection at the Botanical Museum, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden.
USCCUniversity of Surrey Culture Collection, Department of Microbiology, University of Surrey, Guilford, UK.
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD, USA.
UWOUniversity of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada.
VIAMInstitute of Applied Microbiology, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna, Austria.
VKMAll-Russian Collection of Microorganisms, Institute of Biochemistry and Physiology of Microorganisms, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Moscow Region, Russia.
VKPMRussian National Collection of Industrial Microorganisms, Institute of Genetics and Selection of Industrial Microorganisms, Moscow, Russia.
VPBVeterinary Pathology and Bacteriology Collection, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
VPIAnaerobe Laboratory, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA.
VTCCVietnam Type Culture Collection, Center of Biotechnology, Vietnam National University, Hanoi, Vietnam.
VTTVTT Culture Collection, VTT Technical Research Center of Finland, Finland.
VUTSchool of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
WALWadsworth Anaerobe Laboratory, Wadsworth Hospital Center, Veterans Administration, Wilshire and Sawtelle Blvds., Los Angeles, CA, USA.
WBDepartment of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA.
WFPLWestern Forest Products Laboratory, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
WSFWisconsin Soil Fungi Collection, Madison, WI, USA.
YBLFYamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
YIMYunnan Institute of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, China.
ZIMCollection of Industrial Microorganisms, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

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