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Welcome to the DSMZ,
one of the largest bioresource centers worldwide with currently more than 180 employees. Find out more about our "buyodiversity" in our catalogues.

Our Research...

More than 50 scientists are working on various aspects of biodiversity.  more

Our Services

Identification, Systematics and Analytics. more

Our Bioresources

Search our catalogues or choose from more than 50.000 products and order online. more

Nagoya Protocol and the utilisation of biological resources

We put together key information for customers, depositors and researchers and highlight our work as the first “Registered Collection”.  more

Deposit of Cultures

Find out more about patent and safe deposit and the deposit of cultures in the open collection. more

Bacteriophages and phage therapy

This DSMZ website will help to inform all those who are interested in phages and phage therapy. more


The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase provides strain-linked information about prokaryotic diversitiy. more


Der rasende Krebsforscher: Professor Dr. Hans G. Drexler absolvierte...

Braunschweiger Forscher lief 75.000 Kilometer in 18 Jahren und publizierte 520 Beiträge... more


Braunschweiger Löwe aus Leuchtbakterien

DSMZ-Mitarbeiterin Nicole Reimann mit dem dritten Preis beim Kreativwettbewerb ausgezeichnet... more