The Kobe University Macro-Algal Culture Collection (KU-MACC) is now available to users, but only for educational, academic and industrial purposes.

List of Strains (August. 2014)
Phaeophyceae:
Genus(45) Species(71) Strain(135)
Rhodophyceae:
Genus(42) Species(63) Strain(152)
Chlorophyceae:
Genus(7) Species(26) Strain(50)
Schizocladiophyceae:
Genus(1) Species(1) Strain(1)

Genome sequenced strain of Chondorus crispus was added in culture collection
(KU-3188)


Genome sequenced strain of Ectocarpus siliculosus was added in culture collection (KU-1372)

Genome paper of Chondrus crispus was published: Collen et al. (2013) Genome structure and metabolic features in the red seaweed Chondrus crispus shed light on evolution of the Archaeplastida. PNAS 110:5247-5252.

Genome paper of Ectocarpus siliculosus was published: Cock et al. (2010) The Ectocarpus genome and the independent evolution of multicellularity in brown algae Nature 456:617-621.
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Contact

Kobe University Macro-Algal Culture Collection (KU-MACC)
Kobe University Research Center for Inland Seas (KURCIS)
Rokkodai 1-1, Nadaku, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Phone / Fax: 81-78-803-5781/ 81-78-803-6698
Email: kumacc@kobe-u.ac.jp