The Pasteur Culture Collection of Cyanobacteria (PCC)


The Pasteur Culture collection of Cyanobacteria (PCC) is supported by the Institut Pasteur, which has provided the space and facilities for the PCC since 1971.

The PCC is also a member of the CRBIP since April 2006.

Since 2009, the PCC belongs to the Laboratory Collection of Cyanobacteria in the Department of Microbiology. The laboratory maintains these axenic strains of Cyanobacteria, takes care of the dispatches and the information of PCC strains presented in the catalogue of the CRBIP.

The PCC has its website to update the information about protocols used in the laboratory to maintain the strains and how to order the strains.

The PCC strains are also a tool for the researches done in the Laboratory Collection of Cyanobacteria. Visit our website to known more about it.

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