European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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Data set name

University of Portsmouth Culture Collection (UPCC)

Data holding centreUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
CountryUnited Kingdom  United Kingdom
Time periodOngoing
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Various

Observations 
Parameters

Unspecified

Description 
Summary

The University of Portsmouth Culture Collection (UPCC) holds in excess of 4000 isolates of marine fungi, making it the largest collection in the world of such organisms. The fungi have been isolated from a range of habitats, substrata and geographical locations. These cultures are used in research and for industrial research. Interesting metabolites have been discovered. Cultures are available for sale.

OriginatorsUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
Availability 
OrganisationUniversity of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactDr. Bob Fletcher (Reader in Marine Environmental Sciences)
Address

University of Portsmouth Marine Laboratory
University of Portsmouth, School of Biological Sciences, Marine Laboratory, Ferry Road, Hayling Island
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO11 0DG
United Kingdom

Emailbob.fletcher@port.ac.uk
Administration 
Collating centreBritish Oceanographic Data Centre
Local identifier1015006
Global identifier2035
Last revised2010-01-15