CABI's Genetic Resource Catalogue
Our living culture collection comprises 30,000 cultures of fungi and bacteria representing unique biodiversity from around world. Over half of our holdings are isolated from plant material and includes pathogens, endophytes and saprophytes. We also have strains isolated from tropical rainforests, agricultural land, desserts, oceans, lakes and river systems making it one of the most important microbiology collections in the world. Our collection contains strains for assay and tests, to strains that produce metabolites and enzymes. We also have many entomopathogens and other potential biological control agents, along with food and industrial strains. We also have a culture of Sir Alexander Fleming‘s penicillin producing strain of Penicillium along with many other strains that can be used in many commercial processes and for research and education.
In celebration of our Genetic Resource Collection's 70th anniversary, we are offering a 25% discount on a selection of our microbial cultures.
This is available throughout November 2017. For information on this offer, please click here.
If you would like to place any order (including for the above offer), please read our conditions of supply before submitting an order. Your order will be confirmed by a dedicated member of our team to your email address provided. Please search for available cultures by entering an organism’s name or IMI number in the fields below.
If you need any assistance, or require any additional information about our cultures or services, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +44 (0)1491 829016