The research focus of the almost 100 scientists at the DSMZ are the various aspects of biodiversity in prokaryotes & eukaryotes.
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We offer a comprehensive portfolio of services like identification, characterization, specific analyses & online tools.
> 35,500 strains
> 730 strains
> 830 viruses
Human & Animal Cell Lines
> 880 cell lines
> 250 plasmids
Fungi & Yeasts
> 8,000 strains
> 1,000 phages
Cyanobacteria & Protists
> 110 bioresources
The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase
Our metadatabase of organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial and archaeal biodiversity.
Type (Strain) Genome Server
TYGS offers a truly genome-based classification and identification of prokaryotic strains without overestimating phylogenetic confidence.
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.