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The DSMZ currently hosts approx. 24,000 microorganisms, over 1,400 plant viruses and antisera, more than 770 human and animal cell lines and 700 plant cell cultures all of which can be found and ordered from our online catalogues.  

New Accessions of the Open Collections:

Here you can find monthly new accessions in our ressources:

Microorganisms: The DSMZ microbial collections contain over 31,000 cultures representing some 10,000 species and 2,000 genera in total.

Human and Animal Cell Lines: The DSMZ cell lines collection currently comprises more than 770 different immortalized cell cultures of primate, rodent, amphibian, fish, and insect origin isolated from numerous tissues as well as a number of hybridomas;

Plant Cell Lines: The catalogue offers about 700 different plant cell lines from a broad taxonomic range of plants. The cultures were derived from secondary metabolite containing plants, agronomic plants and plants of importance for research.

Plant Viruses and Antisera: This catalogue offers you a continuously growing spectrum of plant virus isolates and high quality serological reagents and corresponding positive controls for routine detection of the most important plant viruses in agricultural and horticultural crops.