Beside deposits in the open, publicly accessible collection the DSMZ offers the service of safe deposit of biological material.
For more detailed information on the type of biological material you wish to send as a safe deposit, please consult the respective page:
The appropriate form to be used for safe deposits can be filled in on the screen, printed out, signed and sent to the DSMZ together with the strain. Providing of the form beforehand as pdf file is welcomed.
For safe deposit, the culture must be accompanied by a completed deposit form. It is highly recommended to send the form as pdf beforehand. The signed original has to be sent to the DSMZ, either together with the organism or separately. The form for deposit of animal and human cell cultures must be submitted to the DSMZ together with information regarding delivery at least 72 hours before dispatch.