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The DSMZ currently hosts more than 80,000 bioresources, most of them are available from our online catalogues.  


The DSMZ microbial open collections contain over 29,000 cultures representing some 10,000 species and 2,000 genera in total.

Human and Animal Cell Lines

The open DSMZ cell lines collection currently comprises more than 880 different immortalized cell cultures of primate, rodent, amphibian, fish, and insect origin isolated from numerous tissues as well as a number of hybridomas;

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.