Strain preservation other than ATCC

cotegl at ncaur1.ncaur.gov cotegl at ncaur1.ncaur.gov
Tue Nov 14 18:13:53 EST 1995

In article <480pno$8fd at news2.delphi.com>, VSHRADER at news.delphi.com 
>Does anyone out there know of an organization besides ATCC--
>in the United States--that will preserve bacterial strains?

 Yes - the USDA has the largest collection in the US outside of ATCC.  
Most strains are of industrially important organisms, and include yeasts, 
bacteria, and Actinomycetes.  Write to Dr. Cletus Kurtzman, 
USDA/ARS/NCAUR, 1815 N. University St., Peoria, IL, 61604.

G. Cote

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