Culture Collections and Data-centre for Microorganisms

- ATCC: American Type Culture Collection, USA
- BCC: BIOTEC Culture Collection, Thailand
- BCCM: Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Micro-organisms, Belgium
  – DCG, Diatoms Collection
  – IHEM, Biomedical Fungi and Yeasts Collection
  – ITM, Mycobacteria Collection
  – LMBP, Plasmid Collection
  – LMG, Bacteria Collection
  – MUCL, Environmental and Applied Mycology
  – ULC, Cyanobacteria Collection
- BCRC: Bioresources Collection and Research Center, Taiwan
- CABI: CABI Bioscience, UK
  – Microbial and Molecular Services
- CABRI: Common Access to Biological Resources and Information
- CAIM: Collection of Aquatic Important Microorganisms, Mexico
- CBS: CBS-KNAW culture collection, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, the Netherlands
- CCAP: Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, UK
- CCM: Czech Collection of Microorganisms, the Czech Republic
- CCMM: Moroccan Coordinated Collections of Micro-organisms, Morocco
- CCUG: Culture Collection, University of Göteborg, Sweden
- CECT: Spanish Type Culture Collection, University of Valencia, Spain
- CELMS: Collection of Environmental and Laboratory Microbial Strains, University of Tartu, Estonia
- CFBP: Collection Française des Bactéries Phytopathogènes, France
- CGMCC: China General Microbiological Culture Collection Center, China
- CICC: China Center of Industrial Culture Collection, China
- CNCTC: Czech National Collection of Type Cultures, the Czech Republic
- CPCC: China Pharmaceutical Culture Collection, China
- CRBIP: Biological Resource Center of Institut Pasteur, France
  – CIP, Collection of Institut Pasteur (bacteria and viruses)
  – PCC, Pasteur Culture Collection of Cyanobacteria
- DSMZ: German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Germany
- FGSC: Fungal Genetics Stock Center, USA
- HAMBI: Division of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki, Finland
- HUT: HUT Culture Collection, Department of Molecular Biotechnology, Hiroshima University, Japan
- ICMP: International Collection of Micro-organisms from Plants, New Zealand
- ITEM: Agri-Food Toxigenic Fungi Culture Collection, Institute of Sciences of Food Production, Bari, Italy
- JSMRS (formerly JSCC): Japan Society for Microbial Resources and Systematics – JSMRS Strain Database
- KACC: Korean Agricultural Culture Collection, Republic of Korea
- KCTC: Korean Collection for Type Cultures, Republic of Korea
- KEMB: Korea Environmental Microorganisms Bank, Republic of Korea
- MAFF: Microorganisms Section of the NIAS (National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences) Genebank, Japan
- MCC: Microbial Culture Collection, National Centre for Cell Science, Maharashtra, India
- MCC-NIES: Microbial Culture Collection at National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
- MCCC: Marine Culture Collection of China, China
- MTCC: Microbial Type Culture Collection & Gene Bank, India
- NBIMCC: National Bank for Industrial Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Bulgaria
- NBRC: NITE Biological Resource Center, Department of Biotechnology, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Japan
- NCAIM: National Collection of Agricultural and Industrial Microorganisms, Hungary
- NCCB: The Netherlands Culture Collection of Bacteria, Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute, The Netherlands
- NCIMB: National Collections of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria, UK
- NCPPB: National Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, UK
- NCYC: National Collection of Yeast Cultures, UK
- NRRL: Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Culture Collection, US Department of Agriculture, USA
- PAMC: Polar and Alpine Microbial Collection, Republic of Korea
- PCM: Polish Collection of Microorganisms, Poland
- PHE Culture Collections: Public Health England Culture Collections, UK
  – ECACC, European Collection of Cell Cultures
  – NCTC, National Collection of Type Cultures
  – NCPV, National Collection of Pathogenic Viruses
  – NCPF, National Collection of Pathogenic Fungi
- TBRC: Thailand Bioresource Research Center, Thailand
- TISTR: Thailand Institute of Scientific and Technological Research, Thailand
- TNCC: Thailand Network on Culture Collections, Thailand
- UAMH: University of Alberta Microfungus Collection and Herbarium, Canada
- UCD: Phaff Yeast Culture Collection, University of California, Davis, USA
- UKNCC: United Kingdom National Culture Collection, UK
- USFCC: US Federation for Culture Collections, USA
- VKM: All-Russian Collection of Microorganisms, Russia
- VTCC: Vietnam Type Culture Collection, Vietnam
- VTT: Technical Research Center of Finland (VTT) Culture Collection, Finland
- WFCC: World Federation for Culture Collections

Bacterial Nomenclature

- Prokaryotic Nomenclature Up-to-date (by the DSMZ)
- List of Prokaryotic Names with Standing in Nomenclature

Genome and Sequences

- Bacillus subtilis Genome Database (BSORF)
- Cyanobase (The Genome Database for Cyanobacteria)
- Database of Genomes Analysed at NITE (DOGAN)
- DNA Data Bank of Japan (DDBJ)
- E. coli Genome Project
- European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
- European Ribosomal RNA Database
- Genome Project of Streptomyces avermitilis
- National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) – GenBank
- Nocardia farcinica Genome Project
- Ribosomal Database Project (RDP)
- Sanger Centre – Bacterial Genomes
- SubtiList (Bacillus subtilis Genome)

Publishers and Libraries

- American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
- Bergey’s Manual Trust
- Digital Atlas of Actinomycetes [by The Society for Actinomycetes Japan (SAJ)]
- PubMed
- Microbiology SocietyInternational Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (IJSEM), Microbiology


- International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes (ICSP)
- International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS)
- RIKEN BioResource Research Center (RIKEN BRC)

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