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Welcome to the Regional Specialised Collection of Alkanotrophic Microorganisms

The IEGM Regional Specialised Collection of Alkanotrophic Microorganisms (WDCM # 768) is a non profit-making organisation whose aim is to acquire, characterise and identify, preserve and distribute biotechnologically important bacterial cultures involved in the degradation of oil hydrocarbons (including gaseous n-alkanes, such as ethane, propane and n-butane) and other natural and synthetic organic compounds.

Unique Research Facility registry number http://www.ckp-rf.ru/usu/73559/

Development of the IEGM Collection networking infrastructure was financially supported through a NATO  Networking Infrastructure Grant (NIG 960787)


General Introduction and Aims

The Alkanotrophic Microorganism Catalogue

Ordering of Cultures and Payment Information

Research Activities


Rhodococcus Network

Scientific Collaboration

Staff Information and Publications


Please send questions and comments to ivshina@iegm.ru

Site was last updated on 07.02.2020