Mexican culture collection CINVESTAV-México, importance, functions and services

Estrada-Mora Juan C, Estrada-Bárcenas Daniel
2020 Horticulture International Journal  
Abbreviations: BRC, biological resource center; CDBB, collection of the bioengineering biotechnology department; CINVESTAV, center for research and advanced studies of the national polytechnic institute; WDCM, world data center for microorganisms; WFCC, world federation for culture collections; OECD, organization for economic cooperation and development; NAFTA, north American free trade agreement; CONABIO, national commission for the use and knowledge of biodiversity; IMPI, mexican institute of
more » ... exican institute of intellectual property Abstract The Mexican Culture Collection of Microorganismsis recognized as biological resource center (BRC) by CONABIO (Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, México); member of WFCC since 1974 under acronym CDBB-500, maintains and studies a group of microorganism as bacteria, actinomycetes, filamentous fungi, yeasts and microalgae in order to provide a variety of support services for basic and applied research on microbiology in México.
doi:10.15406/hij.2020.04.00174 fatcat:k655iqyzvbgtrkja5namfqjutu