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CABRI Guidelines for Catalogue Production

Guidelines prepared for CABRI by BCCM, CBS, CERDIC, DSMZ, ECACC, HGMP, INRC, MSDN
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Data input & authentication Flat file preparation Flat file submission

MDS for filamentous fungi and yeasts

Field Field label Contents
Strain number Strain_number Should contain:
- collections’ own accession number of the strain
Other culture collection numbers Other_collection_numbers Should contain:
- accession numbers of the strain in other collections.

Cannot be given if the strain is unique in the collection.

Name Name Should contain the full scientific name of the strain:
- Genus name and species epithet
- Subspecies *
- Variety *
- Forma *
- Forma specialis *
- Authors of the name
- *: only if applicable
Organism type Organism_type Should contain:
- value "Fungi"  or "Yeasts"
Restrictions Restrictions Should contain:
- Release conditions/Restrictions
- country-specific shipping restrictions
- restrictions imposed by the depositor etc.
Status Status Should contain:
- nomenclature status of the strain (like "type", "neotype", etc. )

Does not apply to all strains.

History of deposit History Should contain the history of the element from isolator to depositor.
- Name of isolator
- Institute of isolator
- Name of depositor
- Institute of depositor
- Names and institutes in between
Conditions for growth Conditions_for_growth Should contain:
- Culture medium
- Light conditions
- Temperature conditions
Form of supply Form_of_supply Should contain:
- form in which the strain will be sent to the customer.
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