• Holding:

    Over 16,000 strains, representing some 1,300 species, subspecies or pathovars, encompassing plant associated and phytopathogenic bacteria (pseudomonads, xanthomonads, erwiniae, agrobacteria, coryneforms, etc.), bacteria of medical or veterinary importance (Arcobacter, Campylobacter, Helicobacter, aeromonads, flavobacteria, bordetellae, enterococci, streptococci), marine bacteria (Vibrio) and various groups of biotechnological interest (such as lactic acid and acetic acid bacteria, N2 fixers, clostridia, bacilli, streptomycetes, agrobacteria, etc.).
    Most of the commonly used control, test and bioassay strains are incorporated.

  • Director: Prof. Dr. J. Swings

  • Curator: Dr. D. Janssens

  • Contact:

    Dr. D. Janssens
    Laboratorium voor Microbiologie, Universiteit Gent (RUG)
    K.L. Ledeganckstraat 35
    B-9000 Gent
    Phone: +32-9-264.51.08
    Fax: +32-9-264.53.46
    E mail:BCCM.LMG@UGent.be

Last update: 19 February 2003
Contact : F. Guissart