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AbbreviationDescription
AJAjinomoto Company, Inc., Central Research Laboratories, Kawasaki, Japan
ALKOFormerly Research Laboratories, State Alcohol Monopoly, Helsinki, Finland
AMPAustralian Mycological Panel. Previously referred to as "Aust" or SN
ATCCAmerican Type Culture Collection, Manassas, Virginia, USA
ATHUMCulture Collection of Fungi, University of Athens, Department of Biology, Section of Ecology and Systematics, Athens, Greece
AUCMAll-Union Collection of Microorganisms. Same as VKM
BJanssens Pharmaceutica, Beerse, Belgium
BAMBundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, Berlin, Germany
BBABiologische Bundesanstalt für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Institut für Mikrobiologie, Berlin, Germany. Same as IMB
BELVTT Biotechnology, Espoo, Finland. Now VTT
BGSCBacillus Genetic Stock Centre, Ohio State University, Department of Microbiology, Ohio, USA
BICZASInstitute of Biology, Czech Academy of Sciences. Same as BUCSAV
BIOFormerly VTT Biotechnical Laboratory, Espoo, Finland. Now VTT
BIOKEMISBiokemis, St. Petersburg, Russia
BKMSame as VKM
BPECollection of the late Dr. B.P. Eddy, Low Temperature Research Station, Cambridge, UK
BRiBrewing Research International, Lyttel Hall, Nutfield, Surrey, UK
BUSame as BUCSAV
BUCSAVBotanical Institute, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
CABICABI Bioscience UK Centre, Egham, Surrey, UK
CBSCentraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Utrecht, The Netherlands
CCBAUCulture Collection of Beijing Agricultural University, Beijing, PR China
CCEBInstitut of Entomology, CSAV Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Department of Insect Pathology, Prague, Czech Republic
CCMCzech Collection of Microorganisms, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
CCRCCulture Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan
CCTMFormerly Centre de Collection de Type Microbien, Institut de Microbiologie, Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
CCUGCulture Collection, University of Göteborg, Department of Clinical Bacteriology, Göteborg, Sweden
CCYCzech Collection of Yeasts, Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
CDCCenters for Disease Control (formerly Communicable Disease Centre), United States Public Health Service, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
CEBCentre d'Etudes du Bouchet, Le Bouchet, France
CECTSpanish Type Culture Collection, Universidad de Valencia, Edificio de investigación, Campus de Burjassot, 46100 Burjassot, Spain
CGMCCChina General Microbiological Culture Collection Center, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
CIPCollection de Bactéries de l´ Institut Pasteur, Paris, France.
CLMRCentral Laboratory, South Manchuria Railway Company, Dairen, Manchuria
CMIFormerly Commonwealth Mycological Institute, UK. Now CABI
CMIMCentral Museum of Industrial Microorganisms. Same as VKPM
CMWCollection of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI), University of Pretoria, South Africa
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, National Institute of Public Health, Prague, Chech Republic. Same as IEM?
CTPCentre Technique du Papier, Grenoble, France
CUBActinomycetes Culture Collection, School of Applied Biology, University of Bradford, Yorkshire, UK
DBMDepartment of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
DBVPGDipartamento di Biologia Vegetale, Sez. Microbiologia Applicata, Perugia, Italy
DSMDSMZ Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH, Braunschweig, Germany
EBCEuropean Brewery Convention
EELANational Veterinary and Food Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland
ELIFormerly VTT Food Research Laboratory. Now BEL
EMPAEidgenössische Materialprüfungs- und Versuchsanstalt, St. Gallen, Switzerland
ETHEidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Institut für spezielle Botanik, Zürich, Switzerland
FATDepartment of Agricultural Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
FDAUS Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, USA
FERMPatent and Bio-Resource Centre (formerly Fermentation Research Institute), National Institute of Bioscience and Human-Technology, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba, Japan
FGSCFungal Genetic Stocks Center, Department of Microbiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
FIRDICulture Collection and Research Center, Food Industry Research and Development Institute, Hsinchu, Taiwan
FMJFaculty of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan
FPRLForest Products Research Laboratory, Forest Service, US. Department of Agriculture, Madison, WI, USA. Origin of NCWRF.
FRIFood Research Institute, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery, Tsukuba, Japan
FRRDivision of Food Research, Food Research Laboratory, CSIRO, Sydney, Australia
GTCGifu Type Culture Collection, Gifu University, Japan
HAMBICulture Collection of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
HKIHans-Knöll-Institut für Naturstoff-Forschung, Jena, Germany
HMGBnow NCAIM
HMSHopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California, USA
HYUniversity of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
HY/EKTDepartment of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, Division of Food Chemistry and Technology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
HY/ELTDKFaculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
HY/MMKEMDepartment of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, Division of Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
IAMInstitute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (formerly Institute of Applied Microbiology), University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
IBTCulture Collection of Fungi (Mycology Group), Department of Biotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Lungby, Denmark
ICBMCarl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment, Oldenburg, Germany
ICMPInternational Collection of Microorganisms from Plants, Plant Diseases Division, DSIR, Auckland, New Zealand.
ICPBInternational Collection of Phytopathogenic Bacteria, Davis, California, USA
IEMInstitute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Prague, Czech Republic
IFGInstitut für Gärungsgewerbe, Berlin, Germany
IFOInstitute for Fermentation, Osaka, Japan, now NBRC
IGCPortuguese Yeast Culture Collection, SA Biotecnologia, Fac. Ciencias e Technologia/UNL, Caparica, Portugal. Now PYCC.
IIDInstitute for Infectious Diseases, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan
IMBInstitut für Mykologie, BBA, Berlin-Dahlem, Germany
IMETFormerly Nationale Kulturensammlung für Mikroorganismen, Zentralinstitut für Mikrobiologie und Experimentelle Therapie, Jena, GDR. Now DSM.
IMIFormerly International Mycological Institute, Culture Collection, Kew, Surrey, UK. Now CABI.
IMRUInstitute of Microbiology, Rutgers State University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
INAInstitute for Research on New Antibiotics, Moscow, Russia
INMIInstitute of Microbiology, Russ. Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
IPInstitut Pasteur, Paris, France
IPVInstitute of Plant Pathology, University of Milano, Milano, Italy
ISPInternational Streptomyces Project, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, USA
ITISame as TII
IZInstituto Zimotecnico Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
JCMJapan Collection of Microorganisms, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Wako-shi, Saitama, Japan
KACCKorean Agricultural Culture Collection, Republic of Korea
KCCCulture Collection of Actinomycetes, Kaken Chemical Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
KCTCKorean Collection for Type Cultures, Genetic Resources Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), Yusong Taejon, Korea
KEKICentral Food Research Institute, Budapest, Hungary
KMKansai Medical School, Osaka, Japan
KTLNational Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
KYTokyo Research Laboratory, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Company Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
LBGInstitut für Landwirtschaftliche Bakteriologie und Gärungsbiologie, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland
LCPMuseum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Paris, France
LMDLaboratory of Microbiology, Technical University, Delft, The Netherlands
LMGLaboratorium voor Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent, Gent, Belgium
LSHBLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Biochemistry Department, London, UK
LSHTMLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Mycological Reference Laboratory, London, UK
LTSLow Temperature Research Station, Cambridge, UK.
METLAFinnish Forest Research Institute, Helsinki, Finland
MSCentral Research Laboratories, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Ltd, Yokohama, Japan
MTKTFormerly Agricultural Research Centre, Institute of Plant Pathology, Jokioinen, Finland. Now MTT.
MTTMTT Agrifood Research Finland, Jokioinen, Finland
MTTKSame as MTKT. Now MTT.
MUCLMycoteque de l'Universite Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
NBRCNational Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), Department of Biotechnology, Biological Resource Center, Chiba, Japan
NCANational Canner's Association, Washington, DC, USA
NCAIMNational Collection of Agricultural and Industrial Microorganisms, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Hungary
NCDCSame as CDC.
NCDOFormerly National Collection of Dairy Organisms, UK. Now NCIMB.
NCFBFormerly National Collection of Food Bacteria, AFRC Institute of Food Research, Shinfield, Reading, UK. Now NCIMB.
NCIBFormerly National Collection of Industrial Bacteria, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK. Now NCIMB
NCIMBNational Collection of Industrial, Food and Marine Bacteria Ltd., Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
NCMBFormerly National Collection of Marine Bacteria, UK. Now NCIMB
NCPFNational Collection of Pathogenic Fungi, PHLS Mycological Reference Laboratory, Bristol, UK
NCPPBNational Collection of Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
NCTCNational Collection of Type Cultures, PHLS Central Public Health Laboratory, London, UK
NCWRFNational Collection of Wood-Rotting Fungi, Timber Protection Division, Building Research Establishment, Watford, UK
NCYCNational Collection of Yeast Cultures, ReNo Ltd., Institute of Food Research, Norwich Laboratory, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK
NDRCNational Defense Research Committee, Washington, DC, USA
NEPNew England Biolabs, Beverly MA, USA
NINagao Institute, Tokyo, Japan
NIHNational Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
NRCNational Research Council, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
NRCCSame as NRC
NRRLARS Culture Collection, Northern Utilization Research and Development Division (formerly Northern Regional Research Laboratory), US Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, USA
NZDRINew Zealand Dairy Research Institute, Palmerston North, New Zealand
NZRCCNew Zealand Reference Culture Collection, DSIR Plant Diseases Division, Private Bag, Auckland, New Zealand
OUTDepartment of Biotechnology (formerly Department of Fermentation Technology), Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
PCIPenicillin Control and Immunology Section, Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC, USA
PDDCCPlant Disease Division Culture Collection, New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Aukland, New Zealand.
PMSUniversity of Canterbury, New Zealand
PRLPrairie Regional Laboratory, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
PSAProgetto Sistematica Actinomiceti, Institute of Microbiology, Milano University, Milano, Italy
PUUFormerly VTT Forest Products Laboratory, Espoo, Finland. Later RTE.
PZHCollection of Cultures, Institute of Hygiene, Warsaw, Poland
QPioneering Research Division. formerly Quartermaster Research and Development Center), US Army Natick Laboratories, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
QMPioneering Research Division (formerly Quartermaster Research and Development Center), US Army Natick Laboratories, Natick, Massachusetts, USA
REFRöhm Enzyme Finland Oy, Rajamäki, Finland, now AB Enzymes Oy
RFSame as RF
RHCollection of Dr. R. Hugh, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
RIAResearch Institute for Antibiotics, Moscow, Russia
RIBNational Research Institute of Brewing, Tokyo, Japan
RIBMResearch Institute for Brewing and Malting, Prague, Czech Republic
RTEVTT Building Technology, Espoo, Finland. Now VTT
RUTRutgers University. See IMRU
RVCollection of Leptospira Strains, Instituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
SLVStatens Livsmedelsverk, Uppsala, Sweden
TCThaxter Collection, Farlow Herbarium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
TIITechnological Institute of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
TKKHelsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
TTKKSame as TTKY
TTKYTechnical University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
TUMTechnische Universität München Weihenstephan, Lehrstuhl für Technologie der Brauerei II, Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany
UAMHMold Herbarium and Culture Collection, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
UCDUniversity of California, Department of Food Science and Technology, Davis, California, USA
UCMUniversidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Ciencias Quimica, Spain
UMISTUniversity of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology
UNCCActinoplanaeae Culture Collection, University of North Columbia, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
USCCUniversity of Surrey Culture Collection, Department of Microbiology, University of Surrey, Guidford, UK
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, USA
WBUniversity of Wisconsin, Department of Bacteriology, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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, GNII Genetika, Moscow, Russia
VLBVersuchs- und Lehranstalt für Brauerei, Institut für Gärungsgewerbe, Berlin, Germany
VPIVirginia Polytechnical Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
VTTTechnical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland

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