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Welcome to the Leibniz Institute DSMZ

German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH

Research

The research focus of the almost 100 scientists at the DSMZ are the various aspects of biodiversity in prokaryotes & eukaryotes.

Research groups

Collection

In our online shop we offer the most diverse portfolio of bioresources for researchers from academia & industry.

Catalogue

Services

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of services like identification, characterization, specific analyses & online tools.

Services

News

The Leibniz Institute DSMZ German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures GmbH and the Costa Rican National Commission for Biodiversity…

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Bakterien aus Costa Rica können jetzt einfacher bei der DSMZ in Braunschweig hinterlegt und gekauft werden

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Joint press release IPK Leibniz Institute and Leibniz Institute DSMZ-German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures

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Gemeinsame Pressemitteilung IPK Leibniz-Institut und Leibniz-Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen

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Zahlreiche Beschäftigte des Leibniz-Instituts DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH in Braunschweig haben sich in diesem…

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Bioresources

Bacteria

> 35,400 strains

Archaea

> 720 strains

Plant viruses

> 820 viruses

Human & Animal Cell Lines

> 880 cell lines

Plasmids

> 250 plasmids

Fungi & Yeasts

> 8,000 strains

Bacteriophages

> 1,000 phages

Protists

coming soon

Research

BacDive

The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase

Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
 

TYGS

Type (Strain) Genome Server

TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.

LPSN

List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature

LPSN is a compilation of all names of Bacteria & Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code.

Short Tandem Repeat (STR) Profile Search

Analysis of Short Tandem Repeats

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.