Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank

Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank (MTCC) was established back in 1986 jointly by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). On October 04, 2002 World Intellectual Property Organization recognized MTCC as an international depository authority under Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedures making MTCC India’s first, seventh in Asia and 34th in the world to acquire international depository authority status. MTCC is situated at the Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh and is an affiliate member of the World Federation of Culture Collection (WFCC) and is registered with World Data Centre for Microorganisms (WDCM: Reg. No. 773). For further information contact: The Curator MTCC Institute of Microbial Technology Sector 39-A, Chandigarh 160 036 India Email:

1 comment:

  1. we would like to know more about Schizochytrium limacinum, marine algae. kindly give information about this particular algae and its use, is this algae is available there?