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Deposit in the DSMZ

The DSMZ accepts three different kinds of deposition.
Please learn more about the Nagoya Protocol before beginning the deposit process.

Deposit in the open collection:

The DSMZ accepts organisms which are or will be cited in the scientific literature or which are used in national or international test procedures. No accession fee has to be paid. more

Patent deposit: The biological material is deposited for patent purposes according the Budapest Treaty. The deposit will be recognized internationally. The material and all information concerning it will be handled strictly confidentially. more


Safe deposit: These organisms will be handled strictly confidentially and will be available only for the depositor (annual fee to be paid). This kind of deposit is not suitable for patent purposes or scientific purposes like the valid description of type strains. more