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The algal bank, GUMACC

The algal bank at University of Gothenburg (GU Marine Culture - GUMACC) provides cultures of marine microalgae.

Available strains

Please contact Monica Appelgren for a list of available strains and comprehensive information about each strain.

Prices (two 10 ml tubes with culture)

Scientists from GU1         Free of charge
Non-profit organisations     250 SEK + shipping
Others                           1000 SEK + shipping


1GU = University of Gothenburg

Large quantities of culture are supplied after special arrangement.

Shipping: Cultures are usually shipped two weeks after order. You are welcome to pick up the cultures yourself. Marine ecology is on the fifth floor in the Botanhuset, Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B in Gothenburg.
Shipping cost: Actual cost of shipping will be charged.

How to order

We prefer signed orders sent by E-mail or by fax. Please make sure that your VAT-number, shipping address, invoice address and E-mail address is included. A confirmation of the order with expected shipping date will be sent back to you.

If you have questions you should contact:
Monica Appelgren
Phone: +46 31 786 2704
E-mail: monica.appelgren@bioenv.gu.se
Fax: +46 31 786 2727

Aim of GUMACC

The main purpose of the culture collection is to serve scientists and others at the University of GOtheburg with planktonic microalgae for their activity. Others are welcome to order cultures as well but are expected to pay the full cost. Important uses of cultures are for ecological and other experiments and teaching. New cultures will be established mainly from the Kattegat-Skagerrak area.

History

Algae have been cultured at Marine botany since the establishment of the institute in 1955. A collection of planktonic microalgae to be used as standards for HPLC-analysis (HPLC = High Performance Liquid Chromatography) of photosynthetic pigments has been maintained since 1992. This collection has subsequently been enlarged. In 1999 GMF started to support the collection and it was named GUMACC. Previously GMF supported a culture collection at Lund University 1989-1998. That collection (LAC = Lund Algal Collection) was moved to Kalmar and is now known as KAC.

 


 

Contact Information

University of Gothenburg, Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Monica Appelgren

PO Box 461, 405 30 GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN, Box 461, 405 30 GÖTEBORG

Visiting Address:
Carl Skottsbergs gata 22B

Phone:
+46 31-786 2704

Fax:
+46 31-786 2727

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Utskriftsdatum: 2017-09-20