The research focus of the almost 100 scientists at the DSMZ are the various aspects of biodiversity in prokaryotes & eukaryotes.
In our online shop we offer the most diverse portfolio of bioresources for researchers from academia & industry.
> 31,900 strains
> 680 strains
> 770 viruses
Human & Animal Cell Lines
> 840 cell lines
> 250 plasmids
Fungi & Yeasts
> 6,600 strains
> 700 phages
> 45 strains
DSI, the Nagoya Protocol, and Stakeholders‘ Concerns
In the current issue of Trends in Biotechnology Elizabeth Karger and Amber Hartman Scholz published a letter addressing points like definition of digital sequence information, human data and legal frameworks of the Nagoya Protocol.
Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.
LPSN is a compilation of all names of Bacteria & Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code.
Since STR microsatellites are stable as well as highly polymorphic in human populations, STR profiling is shown to be ideal for authentication of human cell line samples.