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Deposit of Microorganisms

NCMR welcomes deposit of microorganisms which are important for scientific and educational purposes as well as to fulfill mandatory deposit requirement for patent procedures. At present NCMR accepts bacteria, fungi and plasmids belonging to HAZARD GROUP 1 and 2 only. After checking purity, viability and identity, each culture is preserved by methods known to be good for long term preservation. NCMR has four types of deposit service: General Deposit, Safe Deposit, Patent Deposit and IDA Deposit under the Budapest Treaty.

  1. General deposit (public access)
  2. Safe deposit (restricted access)
  3. Deposit under the Budapest Treaty (IDA)