DSMZ BacDive

RESTful Web Services provided by the DSMZ

Leibniz-Institut DSMZ - Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH

The DSMZ is one of the largest biological resource centers worldwide. Its collections currently comprise almost 40,000 items, including about 20,000 different bacterial and 5,000 fungal strains, 700 human and animal cell lines, 800 plant cell lines, 1,000 plant viruses and antisera, and 4,800 different types of bacterial genomic DNA. The DSMZ offers RESTful Web Services for non-commercial use. These Web Services are offered for the scientific taxon list Prokaryotic Nomenclature up-to-date (PNU) and the biodiversity portal BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase

Prokaryotic Nomenclature up-to-date (PNU)

PNU is a compilation of all names of Bacteria and Archaea which have been validly published according to the Bacteriological Code since 1. Jan. 1980, and nomenclatural changes which have been validly published since. It will be updated with the publication of each new issue of the Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. (IJSEM). "Prokaryotic Nomenclature up-to-date" is published by the Leibniz-Institut DSMZ - Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH.

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For more details go to PNU Web Service

BacDive - The Bacterial Diversity Metadatabase

BacDive focuses providing organism-linked information covering the multifarious aspects of bacterial biodiversity. The BacDive portal offers information on taxonomic classification, morphology, physiology, cultivation, origin and natural habitat for bacterial and archeal strains.

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For more details go to BacDive Web Service