American Type Culture Collection
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American Type Culture Collection(ATCC)
an organization in Rockville, Maryland, established as a depository for reference cultures. It maintains and distributes authentic reference strains of algae, bacteria, fungi, protozoa, bacteriophages, and viruses, as well as cell lines of animal tissues.
American Type Culture CollectionAn independent, private, nonprofit biological resource center (BRC) and research organisation, which is the oldest repository of cell lines in the US (Rockville, MD), which contains nearly 100,000 strains of biologicals in its regular collection and 3600 cell lines from 150 animal species, with 950 cancer cell lines and 1,000 hybridomas.
American Type Culture Collection,
A nonprofit scientific organization dedicated to maintaining collections of microorganisms and other biological resources for use in academic, governmental, or industrial laboratories. The ATCC also provides educational and technical support about microbiology and biological resources. Phone: 703–365–2700.