ECCO member data

Acronym CCUG: Culture Collection, University of G
Mailing address Guldhedsgatan 10
413 46 G
Correspondent Prof. Edward R.B. Moore
Tel.: +46.31.342 4696
Fax: +46.31.82 96 17
Member holdingsCCUG Accession numers: 62623 (May 2012 - since spring 1968)

CCUG Strains on-line: 18800 (May 2008)

The CCUG Search Engine enables searches for strains by key words.


Services offeredSupply of cultures: freeze-dried

Supply of DNA

Deposit of strains for public access or for safe keeping

Identification (species-level) / Typing (sub-species-level).

Phenotypic and genotypic-based methods are applied for analysing microorganisms, including:  morphological and metabolic profiling; cell-fatty acids (CFA / FAME) profiling and volatile fatty acid (VFA) determination for anaerobic bacteria; MALDI-TOF MS profiling of cell proteins; DNA sequence comparative analyses for 16S rRNA genes and selected taxa-specific house-keeping genes; G+C content; DNA-DNA hybridisation for genomic DNA similarity analyses.

All methods are explained in English on our site. Details and results of strain characterizations are displayed in our site.

ResearchFocus of research: microbial systematics, taxonomy and diversity; development of methods for the identification (species-level) and typing (sub-species-level) of microorganisms; microbial resistance in clinical and environmental ecosystems.
Current (2012) support for research projects is from regional, national and international (EC) funding agencies.
Quality Management SystemThe accreditation is given in Swedish

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