The DSMZ accepts biological material for deposit which belongs to risk group 1 or 2 according to EEC Directive 2000/54/EC on the Protection of Workers from Risks Related to Exposure to Biological Agents at Work or, in case of genetically engineered material, safety level S1 or S2 or class 1 or 2, respectively according to the German Law Regulating Genetic Engineering or the EEC Council Directive 2009/41/EC on the contained use of genetically modified microorganisms.
In any case it must be possible to store the biological material to be deposited by freeze-drying and/or storage in liquid nitrogen.
|Archaea, Bacteria||dried or frozen material (glycerol stocks) or actively growing cultures: two separate preparations|
|Fungi, Yeasts||actively growing cultures: two separate preparations|
|Plasmid DNA||isolated DNA preparations in a minimum quantity of 2 x 20 µg|
|Bacteriophages||minimum quantities of 2 x 5 ml with a minimal titre of 1 x 10 9 pfu per ml|
|Plant Viruses||dried or frozen material along with the host's seeds (minimum 1 g of leaf material or infectious plant sap)|
|Human and Animal Cell Lines |
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|frozen on dry ice in a quantity of 12 cryoampoules (all prepared at the same time)|
containing 5 x 10 6 cells per ampoule (suspension culture) and 2 x 10 6 cells per ampoule (adherent cells).
|Plant Cell Lines||cultures in the form of undifferentiated plant cell cultures, embryogenic plant cell cultures and tissues, or as in-vitro shoot cultures; at least 25 frozen ampoules|