Accepted for Deposit in the Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank

Microbial Type Culture Collection (MTCC) and Gene Bank  is a national facility funded jointly by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. The main objectives of this national facility are to act as a depository, to supply authentic microbial cultures and to provide related services to the scientists working in research institutions, universities and industries.

The microbial culture submitted by Sami Labs, Bangalore, was accepted for deposit in MTCC-IDA. It was assigned MTCC number 5856 and preserved in the patent collection of MTCC on 19th Sept, 2013.